Check out this huge M. annularis and accompanying fish at Molasses Reef, Key Largo, Florida.
a. Adult behaviors
c. Breeding behaviors
d. Behavior of young
e. Unique Adaptations
Threats to the Sloth:
a. Development & Human Encroachment
c. Habitat Fragmentation
d. Hunting (by humans and large mammals)
a. Costa Rican Conservation Efforts
b. Breeding programs (problems associated in captivity)
Causey, Whittow G. “Night Shift for Sloths and Other Sluggards”. Natural History; Jan77, Vol. 86 Issue 1, p66, 8p.
Kricher, John. A Neotropical Companion. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1997.
Lynch, Wayne. “Slowpokes”. Wildlife Conservation, Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 109 Issue 1, p44-4, 6p, 6c
Stewart, Melissa. Sloths. Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, 2005.
Reebs, Stéphan. “Sit up when you Snooze”. Natural History, Oct2004, Vol. 113 Issue 8, p18-18
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