Como Park Zoo & Conservatory
Species: Choloepus didactylus (Hoffman’s Two-toed)
Geographic Range: Central America and Northern South America
Size: 9 to 17 pounds
Lifespan: 10 to 15 years
Conservation status: Least concern
Find them in Tropical Encounters and the Primate Building Map
- Sloths sleep for up to 20 hours a day.
- Sloths make their home in trees; they are very clumsy on land.
- Sloths are good swimmers.
- Sloth hair parts along the midline of their stomach instead of along their back.