About sloths

Taxonomy of sloths on a mural at the SanctuarySloths fits into the order Xenartha, mammals with unique joints in their backbone, have few or no teeth and a small brain. Armadillos and anteaters are in the same super-order as the sloth.

The two kinds of sloths at the Sanctuary are Bradypus variegatus (Three-fingered sloth) and Choloepus hoffmanni (Two-fingered sloth).Bradyp-Choloep-compare_GRR-040415Read more …