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Immense ground sloths shambled on land and even swam offshore.Why South America’s ancient mammals may have lost out to northern counterparts | Jake Buehler | November 4, 2020 | Science News
On a day during the late Ice Age, a young adult or teen carrying a toddler hustled across a muddy flat where mammoths and giant sloths roamed.
While it is unclear if the mammoth sensed the human presence, the giant ground sloth rose onto its hind legs and moved in circles, suggesting that it knew that there was a human nearby, the researchers say.
A little digging revealed fossilized human footprints as well as those from a mammoth and ground sloth.
Mammoths and a giant ground sloth crossed the tracks in the travelers’ wake, trampling some of the footprints.A typical teenager’s stroll: Carrying a baby and dodging mammoths | Kiona N. Smith | October 23, 2020 | Ars Technica
Hard-wired into the psyche of many is the idea that somehow time off is akin to sloth.Obama’s Extravagant Summer Break? More Like, America’s Vacation-Deficit Disorder | Clive Irving | August 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
This disease was thought to stem from bad climate, and sloth.When TB Was a Death Sentence: An Excerpt From ‘The Remedy’ | Thomas Goetz | April 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Here are the Russians, they will punish us for our sloth and hubris, but if we make Johnny read better!Sunday Q&A: Josef Joffe on the Myth of American Decline | Michael Moynihan | November 17, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Thanksgiving is about sloth and gluttony, as well as a dash of envy and greed.Eat Turkey All You Want! It’s Not Going to Put You to Sleep | Kent Sepkowitz | November 22, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The conservative narrative would be built around some idea of liberal licentiousness or sloth or some such.Quasi-Random Responses to Comments from the Previous Thread | Michael Tomasky | August 29, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
This is one of the truths which sloth, rapacity and extravagance are slow to learn, yet which they cannot safely ignore.Glances at Europe | Horace Greeley
sloth in women is cured either by vanity or love; though, in vivacious women, it is an omen of love.The 'Characters' of Jean de La Bruyre | Jean de La Bruyre
But for the rest of her days she lay luxuriously folded on herself and sunk in sloth and pleasure.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XXI | Robert Louis Stevenson
Some creatures excel in cunning, some in reason, some in activity, some in sloth—all have certain proclivities.Ancient Faiths And Modern | Thomas Inman
I no longer habitually cherish physical sloth and luxury, which excite to excessive sensuality.My Religion | Leo Tolstoy
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