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- Height 50 - 80 Meters
- Height 164 - 262 Feet
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- Height 30 - 50 Meters
- Height 98 - 164 Feet
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There are six species of sloth, they come in two varieties: Two Toed and Three Toed Sloths
Contrary to popular belief captive sloths typically sleep for 15 to 20 hours per day, while wild sloths rarely rest for more than 10 hours
Most sloths will occupy several trees during their lifetime, but some, including the three-toed species, may spend their entire lives in the
tree they were born in
Two-toed sloths are omnivorous, meaning they can consume plants and animals.
Brazil's rapidly shrinking Atlantic Forest, is classified as vulnerable to extinction and
the pygmy three-toed sloth, found only on Panama's Escudo Island, is classified as criti-
Sloths are considered the world's slowest animal. They creep at such a slow pace that
algae grows on their fur.
All mammals, from humans to giraffes, have seven vertebrae in their necks — except
for sloths and manatees. Two-toed sloth species have between five and seven neck ver-
tebrae, while three-toed sloths have eight or nine. Having a few extra neck vertebrae
allows three-toed sloths to rotate their heads up to 270 degrees.