[ mˌɛɡəθˈi͡əɹɪˌɪdiː], [ mˌɛɡəθˈiəɹɪˌɪdiː], [ m_ˌɛ_ɡ_ə_θ_ˈiə_ɹ_ɪ__ˌɪ_d_iː]
Related words: megalodon, dodo, australopithecus afarensis, ursus arctos horribilis, hylaeochampsa
How to use "Megatheriidae" in context?
The megatheriidae family is a group of mammals that live in Africa and Asia. The megatheriids are the largest of all the modern primates, and weigh as much as a human. These primates have stocky builds and short tails, and they have long, sharp claws on their hands and feet. Some megatheriids have long beards and naked patches on their bodies.
The megatheriids are the only primates that walk on all fours. They are expert tree-climbers, and can move quickly through the dense forests of their habitats. The megatheriids are fast runners and are skilled climber.
Word of the Day