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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hoffmanni (Duran, 2005; Hayssen, 2011; Kinney, Cole, Vaughan, & Sladky, 2013; Miller & Fowler, 2015); de igual manera, hay concordancia de los resultados hematologicos con lo reportado para las especies Choloepus didactylus (Vogel, Vie, Thoisy, & Moreau, 1999) y Bradypus variegatus (Araujo, 2006).
Limb kinematics of the two-toed sloth (Choloepus didactylus, Xenarthra) and its implications for the evolution of the sloth locomotor apparatus.
El "perezoso de dos dedos" (Choloepus didactylus), asi como el "oso melero" o "tamandua" (Tamandua tetradactila) y otros marsupiales y roedores, pueden hospedar Leishmania guyanensis.
Birth, behaviour and development of a hand-reared two-toed sloth Choloepus didactylus. International Zoo Yearbook, v.6, n.l, p.153-163, 1966.
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.
Frequent visitors at night include two-toed sloth (Choloepus didactylus), bicolored porcupine (Coendou bicolor) and mottled owl (Ciccaba virgata).
Maintenance and reproduction of the two-toed sloths Choloepus didactylus in captivity, p.
Ecologic data use in the multivariate analysis Species Vertical use Rhythm of Lifespan Density of space activity Choloepus didactylus A ND L M Tamandua tetradactyla AT ND L M Bradypus tridactylus A ND L H Dasypus spp.