Why is a Bradypus Tridactylus called a Sloth?

Clue: What does Sloth mean?

This native from Nicaragua, Peru and Brazil eats sleeps and gives birth on trees. It can’t run or stand straight and will take about a month to move a distance of 1.6 kilometer. And all these because of its feet! With only three toes, they are more suitable for hanging to trees. Can you imagine if there is more than one sloth in a family?


Liudmila said…
I wanted to write about these interesting animals too. I could not ever understand how can they survive in this world? But they could and they are among the oldiest mammals, I think.They are amizing...
footiam said…
I'll look forward to your post!

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