Maned Three-Toed Sloths are located in Brazil, in
the tropical rain forests.
Maned Three-Toed Sloths has small head, eyes and ears
with a darker mane and a stub like tail. The Mane Three-Toed
Sloths is 18-20 inches and weighs 7 3/4 -8 3/4 lbs.
Maned Three-Toed Sloths grayish brown mottled coat with
coarse fur that helps camouflage the sloth from predators.
Maned Three-Toed Sloths are active at both night and
day. The Maned Three-Toed Sloths have three hooked claws
on both their front and back legs.
Sloths are herbivores eating leaves, twigs, buds and
fruit. Sloths find leaves using both smell and touch.
A sloths movements are very sluggish and slow.
Sloths live a solitary life, except for when they are
breeding. Gestation for Maned Three-Toed Sloths is 5-6
months, and they usually have single births.
The Maned Three-Toed Sloths are endangered due to the
destruction of the rain forest.
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