Species: Brown-Throated Three-Toed Sloth

Family: Bradypodidae

Location: Costa Rica, Arenal Hot Springs

Time: April 2nd, 2017

Sloth1
The sloth is there, I promise. it looked more convincing in real life.
Sloth2
Larger, more pixelated sloth. In real life, we could see that there was  a baby sloth on the big sloth’s chest. The baby kept trying to sloth away.

Sloth Facts:

“Sloth (suborder Phyllophaga), tree-dwelling mammal noted for its slowness of movement. All five living species are limited to the lowland tropical forests of South and Central America, where they can be found high in the forest canopy sunning, resting, or feeding on leaves. Although two-toed sloths (family Megalonychidae) are capable of climbing and positioning themselves vertically, they spend almost all of their time hanging horizontally, using their large hooklike extremities to move along branches and vines. Three-toed sloths (family Bradypodidae) move in the same way but often sit in the forks of trees rather than hanging from branches.”

-Alfred L. Gardner

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