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How Much Do You Know About Sloths?

Brush up on your knowledge before Slothsgiving dinner!

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    a. Europe
    b. Central America
    c. South America
    d. Asia
    e. Both b and c
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    Sloths can be found in the tropical forests of Central & South America.

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  2. True or False: Sloths are the world's slowest mammal.

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    Yep, sloths are definitely the slowest mammal!

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    Sloths move so slow that algae grows on their fur.

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  4. True or False: Sloths can sleep up to 20 hours a day.

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    Sloths can sleep up to 20 hours a day, and even when they are awake, they're still pretty drowsy!

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    About once a week, sloths will come down from their trees to use the bathroom.

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  6. True or False: Sloths are closely related to monkeys.

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    Sloths are closely related to armadillos and anteaters!

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    Two-toed Sloth
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    Two-toed Sloth
    Three-toed Sloth
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    Three-toed Sloth
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    Though very similar, two-toed sloths are a little bigger than their three-toed friends.

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    They have extra neck vertebrae allowing them to turn their heads 270 degrees.
    They’re good swimmers.
    They have no natural predators.
    They can only climb 6 to 8 feet per minute.
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    Sloths are usually safe in their treetops, but once on the ground they're vulnerable to big cats and hawks.

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How Much Do You Know About Sloths?

Yikes! Don't let your sloth pals hear about this! Brush up on your sloth knowledge and try again later.

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You really know your sloths! Be sure to spread your knowledge with the world. Sloths are great and everyone needs to know it!

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