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dc.creatorMills, Richard S.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2006-07-07T01:27:48Z
dc.date.available2006-07-07T01:27:48Z
dc.date.issued1975-05en_US
dc.identifier.citationThe Ohio Journal of Science. v75, n3 (May, 1975), 147-155en_US
dc.identifier.issn0030-0950en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1811/22295
dc.descriptionAuthor Institution: The Dayton Museum of Natural Historyen_US
dc.description.abstractMILLS, RICHARD s. A Ground Sloth, Megalonyx, from a Pleistocene Site in Darke Co., Ohio. Ohio J. Sci. 75(3): 147, 1975. Bones of a ground sloth, Megalonyx jeffersonii, were found by Mr. Lowell Carter on his farm in Darke County, Ohio and reported to the Dayton Museum of Natural History. Subsequent digging by Dayton Museum personnel resulted in recovery of 93 Megalonyx bones and fragments. Comparison of this specimen with other Megalonyx skeletons from Henderson, Kentucky, and Powers County Idaho indicates that the Darke County Megalonyx is larger than any other Megalonyx yet reported. In addition this specimen contains bones that are not represented in previously reported skeletons of M. jeffersonii. A radiocarbon date of 12,190 ±215 years B.P. was determined for a wood fragment (Picea) collected from marl containing sloth bones.en_US
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dc.titleA Ground Sloth, Megalonyx, from a Pleistocene Site in Darke Co., Ohioen_US


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