THREE TOED SLOTH

Scientific Name:Bradypus variegatus



Physical description: A Fuzzy, Medium sized mamal


Size: Medium sized


Average lifespan: 10-20 years in the wild

Habitat: Warm, Humid rain forests in central and South America

Range:Central America and South America


Diet:The three toed sloth eats leaves, seeds, fruit and plants that grow in the jungle.


Behavior & adaptations to its way of life: The sloth is very slow and has claws to hang from trees.



Relationship to other animals (predator/prey, parasite, etc.): Eagles eat sloths




Status: The sloth is currently an endangered species


Other interesting information: Sloths are so slow that fungi grows on them.