About Sloths

Welcome to Sloth 101!


In this section learn all kinds of fascinating facts about sloths. Here at the Sloth Sanctuary we have 2 types of sloths; Bradypus variegatus / Three-fingered sloth and Choloepus hoffmanni / Two-fingered sloth. Below is a table of where the sloth fits into the order Xenartha. Xenarthans are mammals with unique joints in their backbone, have few or no teeth and a small brain. Armadillos, anteaters are in the same super-order as the sloth.

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