Hoffmann's two-toed sloth

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Hoffmann's two-toed sloth

Order : Xenarthra
Family : Megalonychidae
Subfamily : Choloepinae
Species : Choloepus hoffmanni


Keywords: nocturnal , claw

The Hoffmann's two-toed sloth is listed as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Some facts about the
Hoffmann's two-toed sloth

Adult weight : 6.25 kg (13.75 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 35 years

Female maturity :730 days

Male maturity : 1095 days

Gestation : 350 days

Weaning : 21 days

Litter size : 1

Litters per year : 1

Interval between litters : 456 days

Weight at birth : 0.402 kg (0.8844 lbs)

Basal metabolic rate : 4 W

Body mass : 4.005 kg (8.811 lbs)

Temperature : 34.85 °C (94.73 °F)

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