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ground sloth

A now-extinct very large mammal that once inhabited North and South America. I wish I could go back in time to when ground sloths roamed the Earth—how cool would that be?
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A giant sloth the size of an elephant just roaming around planet earth - what could be more unnerving (or cute, depending which way you want to look at it).
"IIIIIIII heeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaarrrrrrrrdddddd yyyoooooooouuuuuuu tttaaaaaaakkkkkkkkkeeeeeee thiiiiiiiiiiiiinnnnnnnngggggggsssssss slllllooooooooowwwwwwwwwwwwwwwlllyyyyyyyyy," she said, moving in a zoologically accurate pace for a real live sloth (one foot per minute, if you're curious).
From the sloth page onwards we can spot an ant, then two, then three and so on, busily travelling a step ahead of Anteater as the book progresses.
Controversial Radio 1Xtra DJ Charlie Sloth has been sacked after drunkenly storming an awards stage telling winner Edith Bowman: "F*** your life."
If you think you've had a bad week, spare a thought for Radio 1Xtra DJ Charlie Sloth who drunkenly stormed an awards stage telling winner Edith Bowman: "F*** your life".
International Sloth Day was created in 2010 by the AIUNAU Foundation to raise awareness of the rehabilitation, wellbeing and conservation of sloths.
Sage has only just reunited his family back on earth, however, when Belphegor, the Prince of Sloth, takes Sage's little brother Nick out of revenge for the fall of Mammon.
In Sri Lanka, you are sure to see the 'Big Five' -- leopard, sloth bear, elephant, blue whale and sperm whale.
I couldn't decide whether the sloth who came to stay with the world's speediest family was real or if he was Amy's imaginary friend --so I read the book again, slowly (of course).