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2013-12-16 23:01:00

Baby registry is opportunity for public to buy gifts for the baby sloth through donations. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) December 16, 2013

2012-01-04 08:59:06

Identifying species, separating out closely related species and managing each type on its own, is an important part of any animal management system.

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2011-07-20 11:52:01

Zoologists of the University of Jena find out how sloths perfected energy saving.

2011-05-06 13:52:43

As a rule all mammals have the same number of vertebrae in their necks regardless of whether they are a giraffe, a mouse, or a human.

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2010-10-19 06:15:00

New research by scientists at the University of Cambridge in England gives insight into how sloths, one of the few mammals with more than seven neck vertebrae, evolved their uniquely long necks.

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2008-05-14 12:40:00

New research suggests that the sloth, the funny looking tree-dwellers that are commonly known as lazy creatures that sleep all day, may not be as lazy as we thought.


Latest Three-toed sloth Reference Libraries

Pale-throated Sloth, Bradypus tridactylus
2014-08-13 14:57:39

The pale-throated sloth (Bradypus tridactylus) is a species of three-toed sloth that can be found in northern areas of South America. Its range includes Guyana, French Guiana, some areas of Brazil, and western areas of Colombia and Venezuela. This species can only be found in tropical rainforests. It is not thought to hold any subspecies and is closely related to the brown-throated sloth, which shares some areas of its range. The pale-throated sloth differs in size depending upon the sex,...

Brown-throated Sloth, Bradypus variegatus
2014-08-13 14:47:30

The brown-throated sloth (Bradypus variegatus) is a species of three-toed sloth that can be found in Central and South America. Its range extends from Honduras through Nicaragua, Panama, and Costa Rica to Ecuador, Colombia, Bolivia, Venezuela and eastern areas of Peru. It is not thought to reside in the Amazon rainforest or in areas east of the Rio Negro. This species resides in a number of habitats including disturbed habitats, evergreen forests, and arid forests at elevations of up to 3,900...

Maned Sloth, Bradypus torquatus
2014-05-05 11:17:21

The maned sloth or ai (Bradypus torquatus) is a species of three-toed sloth that can only be found in southeastern Brazil, in the Atlantic coastal rainforest. It prefers to live in humid habitats like evergreen forests, but has been found in secondary and semi-deciduous forests. The average rainfall in areas where this species can be found reaches forty-seven inches per year. The maned sloth varies in size depending upon the sex, with males reaching an average body length between...

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2006-12-12 14:05:25

The Hoffmann's Two-toed Sloth, Choloepus hoffmanni, is a species of sloth from Central and South America. It is a solitary nocturnal and tree living animal, found in mature and secondary rainforests. It is also found in evergreen forests. With their shaggy fur, huge claws, and deliberate movements, Two-toed sloths are unlikely to be confused with any other animal. At 12 to 15 pounds and about two feet in length, these nocturnal animals are the perfect size for moving about in the treetops....

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2006-12-12 14:02:32

The Pale-throated Three-toed Sloth (Bradypus tridactylus) is a three-toed sloth that inhabits tropical rainforests from southern Central America to northeastern Argentina. This sloth lives high in the canopy. It has almost no tail or external ears. Its head is slightly rounded with a blunt nose. The body is covered with long and course hair. Very small green algae sometimes live in the pits of the hair, which gives the sloth an overall greenish appearance that serves as camouflage. Male...

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