First Record of Giant Anteater (Xenarthra, Myrmecophagidae) in North America

@article{Shaw1987FirstRO,
  title={First Record of Giant Anteater (Xenarthra, Myrmecophagidae) in North America},
  author={Christopher A. Shaw and H. Gregory McDonald},
  journal={Science},
  year={1987},
  volume={236},
  pages={186 - 188}
}
A right metacarpal III represents the first North American record of the giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla). Recovered in northwestern Sonora, Mexico, with a rich vertebrate fauna of early Pleistocene (Irvingtonian) age, it belongs to a cohort of large mammals that dispersed from South America to North America along a savanna corridor. Presumably habitat and climatic changes have subsequently driven this mammalian family more than 3000 kilometers back into Central America from its former… 
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