Do You Know? Sloths, the Movement is Super Slow

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Imagine, within one minute, sloths can only move 2 meters. Tsk… tsk… tsk…! Most of the day, its work is just sitting in the trees.

  • Sloths come from the Americas. The Latin name is Folivora sp.
  • Sloths like to hang from trees with their bodies upside down.
  • There are 2 types of sloths, namely sloths that have 2 fingers and 3 fingers. Both of them have nails that are about 10 cm long.
  • Sloths only eat twigs, leaves, or fruit in the vicinity.
  • Because it almost never moves and always lives in the forest, its body surface is covered with greenish-colored fungi and algae.
  • Animals that like to eat them are eagles, snakes, and jaguars.
  • Sloths that are still alive today are much smaller than those that lived in ancient times.
  • Ancient sloths could weigh up to 7000 kg. Meanwhile, sloths are now as big as monkeys. His weight is about 6 kg – 10 kg.
  • In a day, sloths sleep about 15-20 hours. Sloths wake up at night to eat.
  • Sloths only defecate once a week. If it wants to defecate, he will come down from the tree.

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