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Brown-throated sloth (Bradypus variegatus) female

This is a three-toed sloth from Costa Rica. Sloths live in trees. Which of the following facts about sloths is untrue?


The three-toed sloth moves a a maximum speed of 2 metres a minute on the ground

The sloth comes down from its tree every two days to go to the loo


The sloth sleeps 10 hours a day

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