Only known drawing of extinct giant sloth lemur found in cave

July 1, 2020 - General

A painting daubed on the walls of a cave in western Madagascar is the only known drawing of the extinct giant lemurs that once roamed the island.

The cave art showing the only known image of a giant sloth lemur, in a hunting scene
with dogs to the right [Credit: © Burney et al. 2020]Along with a new fossil site containing the bones of these ancient giants, researchers now know that the animals clung on to survival in these remote…

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