LINNAEUS’S TWO-TOED SLOTH (Choloepus didactylus) ©Richard Bence
Linnaeus’s two-toed sloth, also known as the Southern two-toed sloth or unau, is a species of sloth from South America.
It is a solitary, nocturnal and arboreal animal, found in rainforests. The two-toed sloth’s main enemies are man, large birds of prey like the Harpy Eagle and Crested Eagle, and cats like the Ocelot and Jaguar.
Modern sloths are divided into two families based on the number of toes on their front feet. Two-toed sloth are larger than their three-toed cousins. They also have longer hair, bigger eyes, and their back and front legs are more equal in length.
Linnaeus’s two-toed sloth has recently been documented eating human faeces from open latrines.
Fact Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linnaeus%27s_Two-toed_Sloth
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Sloth (by Richard Bence)
“An over friendly Sloth, I was concentrating on the picture and felt something gently stroking my face.
It was a very large claw, at no time did this creature show any sign of aggression. Good experience.”