What is another word for megatheriidae?

3 synonyms found


[ mˌɛɡəθˈi͡əɹɪˌɪdiː], [ mˌɛɡəθˈi‍əɹɪˌɪdiː], [ m_ˌɛ_ɡ_ə_θ_ˈiə_ɹ_ɪ__ˌɪ_d_iː]

Megatheriidae is a family of extinct ground sloths that lived during the Miocene and Pliocene epochs, approximately 8.5 to 2.5 million years ago. These giant sloths were native to South America and were known for their massive size, with some species reaching nearly 20 feet in length. Synonyms for Megatheriidae include megatheres, ground sloths, and megatheriums. Other related genera within this family include Eremotherium, Nothrotheriops, and Paramylodon. Despite their massive size, these sloths were herbivores and primarily fed on leaves and twigs. Megatheriidae remains have been found in many parts of South America, including Argentina, Brazil, Peru, and Venezuela.

Related words: megalodon, dodo, australopithecus afarensis, ursus arctos horribilis, hylaeochampsa

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    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.

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