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It's International Sloth Day

Today is International Sloth Day, a moment for the world to stop and appreciate the exquisitely strange gift that is the sloth.

27,000-year-old giant ground sloth tooth found

Fossil discoveries are exciting on their own, but sometimes, they carry even more information about the past. Newly uncovered fossils from an extinct giant ground sloth that lived in Belize 27,000 years ago provide a portrait of what the climate was like for the last year that the sloth was alive, according to a new study.