three-toed sloth


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three-toed sloth

(thrē′tōd′)
n.
See sloth.
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Noun1.three-toed sloth - a sloth that has three long claws on each forefoot and each hindfootthree-toed sloth - a sloth that has three long claws on each forefoot and each hindfoot
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
Bradypus, genus Bradypus - type genus of the Bradypodidae: three-toed sloths
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Caption: PAGES 74-75: A) HELEN DAMROSCHTEE VAN, Jinamou, 1923 or earlier, Guyana, Watercolor on paper; B) ELSE BOSTELMANN, Blue and Orange Nudlbranch, Bermuda, 1931, Watercolor on paper; C) ISABEL COOPER, Margay tigrina vigens, Kartabo, British Guiana, 1922, Watercolor on paper; 0) ISABEL COOPER, Three-toed Sloth, Kartabo, British Guiana, 1922, Watercolor on paper.
It had the lot: the comedy of a pygmy, three-toed sloth trying to find love on Escudo Island.
FACTUAL Madagascan lemurs bounce through an arid forest, a three-toed sloth goes for a swim (above), a ravenous lion faces down its giraffe prey The extreme forces that shape life are captured in awe-inspiring glory in the second series of Planet Earth.
We begin by taking a closer look at the remote islands which offer sanctuary to some of Earth's strangest creatures, including the rare pygmy three-toed sloth, which enjoys a peaceful existence in the Caribbean.
A protracted sequence involving a three-toed sloth called Flash (Raymond S Persi), who works Department of Mammal Vehicles, is nothing short of genius.
Kyle Goes Alone is a children's picturebook about learning independence, from the perspective of a young three-toed sloth in its natural habitat.
Print color images of the following animals: water spider, box jellyfish, three-toed sloth, black widow spider, moray eel, and slow lofts.
The South American nation of Suriname holds some of the most pristine tropical rainforest on Earth, sustaining a rich diversity of creatures, including the jaguar, poison dart frog, giant river otter and three-toed sloth.
The three-toed sloth spends about 18 hours of its day asleep and on the rare occasion it moves, it struggles to exceed 0.
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