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my-sceneBig Bone Lick State Historic Site gets a face lift and a new, super cool ambassador

UNION – While the Big Bone Lick State Historic Site’s visitor center is getting a facelift, the prehistoric attraction is adding a new, super cool ambassador.

Harlan G. Sloth is a perky representation of Harlan’s ground sloth, also known as parmylodon – a nearly 11-foot-tall, furry four-legged creature not directly related to today’s sloths, which was first discovered in ice age sediments at Big Bone Lick, according to Ossana Wolff, the site’s new program services supervisor.

Harlan is also helping the Friends of Big Bone host a 30-day Indiegogo campaign to raise $20,000 to help fund the second phase of renovations at Big Bone Lick’s visitor center. The campaign is set to start April 15.

Read the full article at Cincinnati.com.

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