Least Concern-Critically Endangered, depending on species
Central & South American countries
Length: 1" // Tail: 2-3"
- There are four extant species of three-toed sloths, including the brown-throated sloth, maned sloth, pale-throated sloth, and pygmy three-toed sloth.
- Three-toed sloths are nimble swimmers but struggle on the forest floor.
- Algae grows on their fur. The green hue helps them camouflage among the tree's leaves.
- Unlike two-toed sloths, who are nocturnal, the three-toed sloths are diurnal.
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Pilosa Suborder: Folivora Family: Bradypodidae Genus: Bradypus
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