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11:51 Feb 25, 2006
German to English translations [PRO]
Science - Zoology / Ancient Animals
German term or phrase: Krallentier
appeared about 23m years ago. the front legs were longer than the hind, and it had a head not very dissimilar to a horse. i had a look around and found both 'Megatherium' and 'Giant Sloth', thought i think neither are right. can anyone prove me wrong? thanks in advance!

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4Giant sloth (Megatherium cuvieri)David Moore



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Giant sloth (Megatherium cuvieri)

I'm certainly not going to prove you - or your sources wrong; I think this is the correct expression.

Note added at 41 mins (2006-02-25 12:32:32 GMT)

This site also answers one of your other questions, about its size, I think.

David Moore
Local time: 03:31
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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Asker: it turned out to be Chalicotherium, but thanks for the help

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Feb 25, 2006 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
FieldOther » Science
Field (specific)Geology » Zoology

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