Habitat

Various forest types from primary closed canopy to highly disturbed secondary and seasonally dry forests.

A three-toed sloth (Bradypus infuscatus) hangs from a tree in a rainforest in Panama. (Photo by M. Fogden. Bruce Coleman, Inc. Reproduced by permission.)

A three-toed sloth with Bradipodicola moths. The moths lay their eggs in the sloth's feces. (Illustration by Patricia Ferrer)

A pale-throated three-toed sloth (Bradypus tridactylus) clings to a tree in South America. (Photo by John Giustina. Bruce Coleman, Inc. Reproduced by permission.)

A brown-throated three-toed sloth (Bradypus variegatus) climbs through the trees in Ecuador. (Photo by Harald Schutz. Reproduced by permission.)

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