Animal Species

Two–toed Sloth
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Sloths are better at swimming than at walking! They eat, sleep, breed and nurse upside-down!

Sponsors
Icing on the Lake; Owen Falkenhagen; Morgan Ashcraft; J & H Hosey McGurk; Ellis & Henry Anderson; Jamie, Jen, & Amy
Habitat
Lowland and montane tropical forests
Size
Around 2 feet long
Weight
8-25 pounds
Lifespan
12-20 years
Diet
Leaves, shoots and fruit
Reproduction
A single young after a 7-10 month gestation period
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Threats
Habitat Destruction and illegal pet trade