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Ancient extinct sloth tooth in Belize tells story of creature's last year

Ancient extinct sloth tooth in Belize tells story of creature's last year

Some 27,000 years ago in central Belize, a giant sloth was thirsty. It eventually found water in a deep sinkhole, but it was the creature's last drink. A new analysis of its tooth offers insight into the landscape it inhabited and what it ate its last year of life.

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