Muzzle of South American Pleistocene ground sloths (Xenarthra, Tardigrada)

@article{Bargo2006MuzzleOS,
  title={Muzzle of South American Pleistocene ground sloths (Xenarthra, Tardigrada)},
  author={M. Susana Bargo and N{\'e}stor Toledo and Sergio Fabi{\'a}n Vizcaino},
  journal={Journal of Morphology},
  year={2006},
  volume={267}
}
Sloths are among the most characteristic elements of the Cainozoic of South America and are represented, during the Pleistocene, by approximately nine genera of gigantic ground sloths (Megatheriidae and Mylodontidae). A few contributions have described their masticatory apparatus, but almost no attention has been paid to the reconstruction of the muzzle, an important feature to consider in relation to food intake, and particularly relevant in sloths because of the edentulous nature of the… 

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