Choloepus didactylus


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Noun1.Choloepus didactylus - relatively small fast-moving sloth with two long claws on each front footCholoepus didactylus - relatively small fast-moving sloth with two long claws on each front foot
tree sloth, sloth - any of several slow-moving arboreal mammals of South America and Central America; they hang from branches back downward and feed on leaves and fruits
Choloepus, genus Choloepus - a genus of Megalonychidae consisting of the two-toed sloth
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El perezoso de dos dedos Choloepus didactylus (Pilosa: Megalonychidae) es unmamifero arboreo de habitos nocturnos, que habita en areas tibias y humedas de los bosques montanos y tierras bajas neotropicales, encontrandose en Brasil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana Francesa, Guyana, Peru, Surinam y Venezuela (Adam, 1999; Esberard, 2001; Plese y Chiarello, 2013).
Maintenance and reproduction of the two-toed sloths Choloepus didactylus in captivity, p.
TABLA II MAMIFEROS REGISTRADOS EN LOS DIFERENTES ECOSISTEMAS EVALUADOS EN CINCO AREAS PILOTO DEL DELTA DEL ORINOCO (PROYECTO VEN/99/G31) Areas Piloto Taxa / Unidad ecologica Gremio AP1 AP2 Br He Bp Marsupialia Didelphidae Didelphis marsupialis (1,2,3) COSA E E * Lutreolina crassicaudata COTE E Marmosa murina (4,5) IOSA Metachirus nudicaudatus IOTE Micoureus demerarae (5,6) IOSA Philander opossum (7) IOSA Xenarthra Bradypodidae Bradypus tridactylus (2) Megalonychidae Choloepus didactylus E Myrmecophagidae Cyclopes didactylus E Myrmecophaga tridactyla E E E Tamandua tetrudactyla E E E Dasypodidae * Dasypus novemcinctus Chiroptera Emballonuridae Cormura brevirostris (8) IABD A * Diclidurus isabellus (9) IZCA 1/A * Diclidurus sp.