Tarkio Valley Sloths media coverage

UI news releases

March 28, 2010
Old Capitol Museum, Museum of Natural History to launch new exhibits

May 18, 2009
Museum of Natural History to host sloth event in Shenandoah May 30

May 13, 2009
Museum of Natural History announces new sloth bone discoveries

April 24, 2009
Museum of Natural History begins anniversary celebration with sloth talk May 7

July 8, 2007 
UI Sloth Excavation Project Awarded $20,000 National Science Foundation Grant

December 01, 2006 
UI Museum Of Natural History Finds Second Baby Sloth

June 23, 2006 
UI Museum Of Natural History Finds Baby Ice Age Sloth

January 29, 2004
UI Museum of Natural History Conducts Winter Sloth Dig

October 30, 2003
UI Museum and Department of Geoscience Excavate Giant Sloth Bones

External media

March 7, 2011
"Geologist Teaches About Giant Sloth "
(Iowa City Press-Citizen)

May 12, 2010
"100's fete Iowa Hall, Rusty"
(The Daily Iowan)

March 26, 2010
"Sloth exhibit enters new phase:  Research, lab work begin on project"
(Iowa City Press-Citizen)

January 2, 2010
"UI Reseearchers Hope to Show Sloths Related"
(The Cedar Rapids Gazette)

January 2, 2010
"Researchers Studying Sloth Bones Found in Iowa"
(The Ottumwa Courier)

Fall/Winter 2009 
"Sloth On! The Diary of an Ice-Age Giant Ground Sloth Excavation "
(Newsletter of the Iowa Archeological Society)

November 26, 2009
"Researchers Try to Reunite Sloth Family"
(Iowa City Press-Citizen)

May 14, 2009
"Scholar Identifies Sloth Bone From Ice Age"
(The Cedar Rapids Gazette)

May 14, 2009
"Sloth Bone Not What Once Thought"
(Iowa City Press-Citizen)

May 7, 2009
"More Than a Museum"
(The Cedar Rapids Gazette)

May 4, 2009
"Celebrating Its Own History"
(Iowa City Press-Citizen)

May 4, 2009
"Sloth expert to talk at UI today"
(Iowa City Press-Citizen)

April 29, 2009
"Sloth dig site might be the 'Pompeii of Iowa'"
(The Valley News Today-Shenandoah)

December 3, 2008
"Weekend dig..."
(The Valley News Today-Shenandoah)

October 17, 2008
"CSI:  Sloth-UI Museum Will Be Home to Family's Remains"
(Iowa City Press-Citizen)

July 9, 2008
"Flood Won't Stop Sloth Project"
(The Daily Iowan)

July 9, 2008
"Excavation effort of Ice Age sloth family nets $20,000 grant"
(The Daily Iowan)

March 14, 2007
"Big Bones, Bigger Mystery"
(The Cedar Rapids Gazette)

Spring 2007 
"One Sloth Becomes Three"
(Newsletter of the Iowa Archeological Society)

December 4, 2006
"UI Scientists Make Another Giant Sloth Find"
(The Daily Iowan)

December 4, 2006
"Baby Giant Sloth Unearthed in Western Iowa"
(Iowa City Press-Citizen)

December 4, 2006
"Baby Giant Sloth Unearthed in Western Iowa"
(The Cedar Rapids Gazette)

December 4, 2006
"Baby Giant Sloth Unearthed in Western Iowa"
(The Ottumwa Courier)

November 11, 2006
"Ottumwa-Area Youth Excavating a Good Time"
(The Ottumwa Courier)

October 22 , 2006
"Kids on sloth bones:  'There's cool paleontology in Iowa'"
(Iowa City Press-Citizen)

Fall 2006 
"Digging history:  Sloth discovery puts student volunteers to work"
(The University of Iowa Parent Times)

July 3, 2006 
"Sloth's Fate An Ice Age Mystery"
(The Daily Iowan)

June 24, 2006
"Baby Sloth Bones Are Giant Discovery for UI"
(The Cedar Rapids Gazette)

August 29, 2005
"UI Investigation Uncovers Giant By Shenandoah"
(Iowa City Press-Citizen)

June 27, 2005
"The Monster, Revealed"
(In Touch)

June 21, 2004
"Holding On To History"
(The Cedar Rapids Gazette)

June 1, 2004
"Find Keeps Archaeologists Busy"
(Iowa City Press-Citizen)

May 20, 2004
"Sloth Saga Continues"
(Valley News Today)

April 21, 2004
"Sloth dig near Northboro continues"
(The Daily Nonpareil) 

April 2, 2004
"Sloths and cycloramas and Sandy, oh my!"
(The University of Iowa FYI)

February 2, 2004
"Big-Boned "
(The Cedar Rapids Gazette)

February 11, 2004
"Excavation team braves weather to unearth sloth bones"
(The Daily Nonpareil)

Winter 2004
"Big-Boned Discovery"
(U of I Spectator)

December 5, 2003
"Geoscience excavates ancient sloth skeleton"
(The University of Iowa FYI)

October 27, 2003
"Continued study of sloth skeleton planned"
(The Daily Nonpareil)

October 27, 2003
"Sloth femur becomes a giant find"
(The Daily Iowan)

October 24, 2003
"Giant Sloth Bones Found Near Northboro"
(Valley News Today)

October 22, 2003
"Sloth bones found near Shenandoah "
(The Daily Nonpareil)

October 3, 2003
"The Next Big Thing! - Giant Sloth Found in SW Iowa"
(Little Village)

February 2003
"The Secret Life of a Sloth"
(Iowa Alumni Magazine)