Amazing Sloth

Yesterday I was lucky enough to been very close to a two toed sloth. My daughter was feeding the Sloth avocado!

These creatures are amazing close up, their eyes are so domed and their nose incredibly damp and shiny.

Sloths only come down from the tree where they live once a week for a poo!! They wee in the tree and eat in the tree. This sloth loved the plums and apples it was having but was especially fond of the avocado.

Sloths can live for 35 years , they weigh between 8-11 kg and have 4 very distinctive long canine shaped teeth that they can use to shred leaves.

This was an amazing experience to see these animals so close up.


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