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Fossilized Poop Reveals the Diet of Extinct Giant Sloths

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Fossilized Poop Reveals the Diet of Extinct Giant Sloths

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Copperlite is the official name for it, but what could be more weird than 10,000-year-old mummified dung from giant sloths?

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Look beyond the Hope Diamond and Lincoln's stove top hat, and you'll discover that, along with beautiful and celebrated treasures, the Smithsonian Institution also houses items that are bizarre, revolting, and downright weird. Take a fun and informative look at ten wondrous and unusual artifacts, from the Soap Man (a man mummified in soap) to a million-year-old sample of giant sloth dung!

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