Distribution

Choloepus occurs in tropical rainforests and cloud forests up to an altitude of 6,000 ft (1,830 m) in Central America, from Nicaragua south to Brazil in South America. Extinct mega-

A juvenile two-toed sloth (Choloepus didactylus) feeding. (Photo by Byron Jorjorian. Bruce Coleman, Inc. Reproduced by permission.)

A close up of the Hoffmann's two-toed sloth's (Choloepus hoffmanni) limbs and claws. (Photo by Anup Shah/Naturepl.com. Reproduced by permission.)

A Hoffmann's two-toed sloth (Choloepus hoffmanni) in Costa Rica. (Photo by Tom Brakefield. Bruce Coleman, Inc. Reproduced by per-

A close up of the Hoffmann's two-toed sloth's (Choloepus hoffmanni) limbs and claws. (Photo by Anup Shah/Naturepl.com. Reproduced by permission.)

A Hoffmann's two-toed sloth (Choloepus hoffmanni) in Costa Rica. (Photo by Tom Brakefield. Bruce Coleman, Inc. Reproduced by per-

lonychids have been found on most of the islands of the West Indies and CuraƧao.

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