two-toed sloth


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two-toed sloth

 (to͞o′tōd′)
n.
See sloth.
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Noun1.two-toed sloth - a sloth of Central America that has two long claws on each forefoot and three long claws on each hindfoottwo-toed sloth - 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
2.two-toed sloth - relatively small fast-moving sloth with two long claws on each front foottwo-toed sloth - 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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Caption: The winner of the 2018 event was a two-toed sloth named Goldie.
Elsewhere across the 40-acre site visitors can learn more about the zoo's 1,200 strong animal collection, including new arrival, Reggie the Linne's two-toed sloth, with the chance for young visitors to win an adoption for the three year-old by taking part in a short sloth trail, plus spot Nuno the Humboldt penguin chick in Penguin Bay.
VISITORS are eager to take home a souvenir of Reggie, our new two-toed sloth, with merchandise flying off the Safari Shop shelves.
Reggie, a Linne's two-toed sloth, has arrived at the attraction from Amazon World Zoo Park on the Isle of Wight.
A year later, the two-toed sloth is settled into the family however they are still working on having him full domesticated and bonding with the other pets.
Each vial goes up the hill to the zoo's nutrition lab, where it is stored in a massive deep freezer alongside samples from hundreds of other species: zebra, gorilla, black bear, African elephant, marmoset, armadillo, two-toed sloth.
The twilight team oversees a diverse collection of species which include: red panda, giant anteater, dwarf mongoose, two-toed sloth, naked mole rats, meerkat, aardvark, Rodrigues fruit bat and Visayan warty pigs to name a few.
Limb kinematics of the two-toed sloth (Choloepus didactylus, Xenarthra) and its implications for the evolution of the sloth locomotor apparatus.
Translated literally as 'lazy bear', this grey furball is one of the country's famously sedentary mammalian residents, a two-toed sloth.
In this episode, keeper Sam is trying to get female sloth Tina to notice new arrival, two-toed sloth Rico, so they can mate.
A sleeping two-toed sloth as it hangs from a branch will surely draw your attention as will two colonies of the celebrated leaf cutter ants, presided over by their queens.