Megalonyx jeffersoni Hand Claw
10,000 - 11,000 Years Old
Miocene to Pleistocene
North & Central America
Megalonyx means “giant claw.” This giant ground sloth used its claws to strip leaves and tear down branches. It was given the species name jeffersoni in honor of President Thomas Jefferson, who did much of the early study of the animal.
This is a replica of the original fossil, cast in quality polyresin and hand painted.
Size: 6 1/2 inches
Material: polyresin (color may differ from replica to replica)
*Comes with a information card & stand