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Yes, We Have Sloths, But No Pink Dolphins: Animal Planet on the Looney Front, Part 8

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Sloth! No, not the fourth of the seven deadly sins, however enticing that might be, but the eponymous furry critter that has been endowed with this name for its record-breaking ability to move more slowly than any other mammal on Earth – about 13 feet a minute in the trees, half that on the ground.

Now endemic only to Central and South America, sloths once roamed much further afield throughout the Americas, and some extinct species reached the size of an elephant.

Now they’re about two feet long, weigh about nine pounds and come in two-toed and read more >>>

Source : HuffingtonPost.Com

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