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Superorder Xenarthra

Superorder Xenarthra includes the armadillos, sloths, and anteaters, which have a strange set of shared characteristics. Their relationship with Afrotheria and Boreoeutheria has long been debated but recent studies suggest they are sister to Afrotheria, diverging about 84 million years ago. Members of Xenarthra live primarily in South and Central America and underwent a great…

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