Sloth video


Another video says about itself:

Two-toed sloths spend a lot of time hanging upside down from tropical tree branches in Central and South America, and looking very odd. But new research suggests they move just like a mirror image of many upright four-legged creatures.

Another sloth video is here.

Two-toed sloth Marilyn in London zoo: here.

Identifying species, separating out closely related species and managing each type on its own, is an important part of any animal management system. Some species, like the two types of two-toed sloth, are so close in appearance and behavior that differentiation can be challenging. Conservation researchers at San Diego Zoo Global’s Institute of Conservation Research have developed a mechanism for identifying these reclusive species from each other: here.

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