Sloths

Known as: Sloth 
Slow-moving exclusively arboreal mammals that inhabit the tropical forests of South and Central America.
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2010
Review
2010
Once considered divine retribution for sins, comorbidities of obesity (metabolic syndrome) are today attributed to obesity… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
The availability of detailed environmental data, together with inexpensive and powerful computers, has fueled a rapid increase in… (More)
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2005
2005
Whatever the cause, it is extraordinary that dozens of genera of large mammals became extinct during the late Quaternary… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
This study is undertaken in order to evaluate specific hypotheses of relationship among extant and extinct sloths (Mammalia… (More)
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2002
2002
The islands of Bocas del Toro, Panama, were sequentially separated from the adjacent mainland by rising sea levels during the… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
The precise hierarchy of ancient divergence events that led to the present assemblage of modern placental mammals has been an… (More)
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2001
2001
Xenarthra (Edentata) is an extremely diverse mammalian order whose modern representatives are the armadillos, anteaters, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
DNA from excrements can be amplified by means of the polymerase chain reaction. However, this has not been possible with ancient… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
Zebrafish embryos and larvae have stage-specific patterns of motility or locomotion. Two embryonic structures accomplish this… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
The prevalence of clinical obesity in Britain has doubled in the past decade. The Health of the Nation initiative has set… (More)
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