SLOTH

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
Como’s Sloth
Find them in Tropical Encounters and the Primate Building Map
Fun Facts
  • 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.