• You have ancient giant sloth poo to thank for your avocado toast today

    One year ago - By Metro

    Listen up, avo toast munchers.
    The next time you go about smashing up your favourite green fruit, just say a little thank you to our friends, the old giant sloth.
    Because it's them we have to thank for our current avo obsession.
    According to the American Museum of National History, the ancient 15” sloth enjoyed eating avocadoes whole.
    As they travelled around the land throughout the Cenozoic era, they pooed out the stones and avocado fruits started to grow in new areas around what's now North and South America.
    The Lestodon was one of the few creatures at the time who could stomach eating...
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