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Two-toed Sloth

Choloepus didactylus

NATURAL HABITAT
The two-toed sloth lives in the trees of tropical forests.

DIET
IN THE WILD – Leaves, fruits, nuts, berries, bark, native flowers and small rodents
IN THE ZOO – Fruits, vegetables and hard-boiled eggs

FASCINATING FACTS

  • Females give birth upside down
  • Take up to one month to digest their food
  • Cannot walk so they pull hand-over-hand to move
  • Will drop from trees into the water to swim across rivers
  • Algae grows on fur, giving them a greenish tint
  • Visitors in 2016
    Visitors in 2016

    234,000

  • CAMPERS IN 2016
    CAMPERS IN 2016

    2,600

  • CREATURES CARED FOR
    CREATURES CARED FOR

    400