Bradypus


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Related to Bradypus: Three toed sloth, Folivora
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Noun1.Bradypus - type genus of the Bradypodidae: three-toed sloths
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Bradypodidae, family Bradypodidae - a family of edentates comprising the true sloths
Bradypus tridactylus, three-toed sloth, ai - a sloth that has three long claws on each forefoot and each hindfoot
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The GM-ES-3 well intersected a 50 metres gross section of oil stained sands in the lower part of the Bradypus fan which was not a target formation at this location although it is also within the main Cingulata fan system.
Further, the phylogenetic relationship between these groups is unclear (Gaudin 1995), although the hypothesis of Gaudin (2004) has a very distant relationship between mylodont sloths, including Paramylodon, and the living Bradypus and Choloepus.
It's the three-toed Brazilian sloth', Bradypus tridactylus' I replied 'named after the Tupi word for the sound it makes.