Tunnel diggers event on surprise: ancient hulk sloth

LOS ANGELES — Crews digging a hovel for a new Los Angeles sight line have found a stays of an ancient hulk sloth.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says a fossilized hip corner was detected on May 16 in a covering of sandy clay 16 feet next a vital highway where a new rail line is being built.

The bone is from a Harlan’s belligerent sloth, a reptile that roamed a Los Angeles dish 11,000 years ago. The sloths grew adult to 10 feet in length and weighed adult to 1,500 pounds.

A bone from an archaic bison also was found.

Large mammals flourished in a LA area thousands of years ago. Excavations for sight projects have incited adult bison and camel skeleton as good as mastodon teeth and spike fragments.

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