Choloepus hoffmanni


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Noun1.Choloepus hoffmanni - a sloth of Central America that has two long claws on each forefoot and three long claws on each hindfootCholoepus hoffmanni - a sloth of Central America that has two long claws on each forefoot and three long claws on 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
Choloepus, genus Choloepus - a genus of Megalonychidae consisting of the two-toed sloth
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For its part, Bustamante (2008) documented that the white-lipped peccary, the two-toed sloth (Choloepus hoffmanni) and the coati (Nasua narica) were the main items found in Golfo Dulce Forest Reserve in the Osa Peninsula.
Use of hands and feet of twotoed sloths (Choloepus hoffmanni) during climbing and terrestrial locomotion.
obs.); Choloepus hoffmanni Peters, 1858 and Didelphis marsupialis Linnaeus, 1758 reported previously by interviews from Pulido and Yockteng (1983); and, Leoparduspardalis, Alouatta palliata, Cebus albifrons, Nasua nasua, Procyon cancrivorus, Mazama americana and Pecari tajacu previously registered by direct observation in 1994 (Encarnacion & Cook 1998).
Activity patterns and rates of movement of two-toed and three-toed sloths (Choloepus hoffmanni and Bradypus infuscatus).
Chucha -- CINGULATA Dasypodidae Dasypus novemcinctus Armadillo 1 PILOSA Megalonychidae Choloepus hoffmanni Perezoso -- Myrmecophagidae Tamandua mexicana Hormiguero -- CARNIVORA Canidae Canidae sp.
In some locations, ocelots prey heavily on mammals weighing >4 kg, such as howler monkeys (Alouatta; Abreu et al., 2008; Bianchi and Mendes, 2007), sloths (Bradypus variegatus and Choloepus hoffmanni; Moreno et al., 2006), and pacas (Cuniculus paca; Bianchi et al., 2010).
Other mammals in the reserve that are also endangered are the giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla), the giant armadillo (Priodontes maximus), the short-eared fox (Atelocynus microtis), the bush dog (Speothos venaticus), the three-toed sloth (Bradypus infuscatus), and the two-toed sloth (Choloepus hoffmanni).
Si bien, el perezoso de dos dedos (Choloepus hoffmanni) es uno de los mamiferos mas abundantes en las zonas boscosas de Costa Rica (Wainwright, 2007), existen pocos estudios que contemplan aspectos reproductivos y endocrinos de esta u otras especies del super-orden Xenarthra (Gilmore, Da-Costa, & Duarte, 2000; Muhlbauer, Duarte, Gilmore, & Da-Costa, 2006; Troll et al., 2013).
En el presente trabajo se reporta la densidad poblacional del oso hormiguero pigmeo (Cyclopes didactylus), el perezoso de tres dedos (Bradypus variegatus) y el perezoso de dos dedos (Choloepus hoffmanni), asi como la proporcion de sexos e incidencia de hembras con cria de los dos ultimos.