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The Darwin's ground sloth (Mylodon darwini) is a species of ground sloth that originally lived in South America during the Late Pleistocene through the earliest part of the Holocene epochs and was once extinct, but has since been brought back from extinction by SciiFii and introduced to the modern forests, open woodlands, grasslands, and scrublands of South America to help boost biodiversity. The Darwin's ground sloth can weigh about 1,000 kilograms (2,205 lb) and is about 3 meters (9.8 feet) long from snout to tail tip. It has very thick hide and has osteoderms within its skin for added armor. Because of this armor and its long and sharp claws, the Darwin's ground sloth has almost no natural enemies other than humans, who still find the skin difficult to pierce with stone projectile points. It is a selective mixed-feeder, feeding primarily on certain leaves, shrubs, and grasses of its environment, however, it is also an opportunistic scavenger of dead animals. The conservation status of the Darwin's ground sloth is Vulnerable due to some habitat loss and historic poaching, however, the conservationists have since protected Darwin's ground sloths and their natural habitats.

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