THREE-TOED SLOTHS By: Mrs. Bonneville
HABITAT • Central America to Northern Argentina
APPEARANCE • Sloths have gray or brown hair. • They are covered with blue-green algae. • They grow 11/2 - 2 1/2 feet. • The sloth has three toes. • A sloth has a small tail.
FOOD • Leaves • Buds • Water from juicy leaves and dew drops
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FUN FACTS • Sloths eat, sleep, mate and give birth upside down. • They sleep about 15 hours per day. • Sloths live 30-40 years.
WHAT DID YOU LEARN? • Where does a three toed sloth live? • What does a sloth look like? • What does a sloth eat? • Name two predators of a sloth. • How does a sloth defend himself? • Name one thing a sloth does upside down?
WORKS CITED • http://www.cde.ca.gov/standards/ • http://www.postdiluvian.org/ • http://www.angelfire.com/co3/catscan/slothpics.htm • http://edtech.kennesaw.edu/traci/animals/animals.htm • http://www.srl.caltech.edu/personnel/krubal/rainforest/Edit560s6/www/slothpage.html