By: Amanda Adey
Have you ever wondered what a sloth eats, or what it does to get food? Maybe you wonder what it’s habitat is like? Maybe you’ve wondered about why they have green fur? Perhaps you’ve wondered just how big are they, really? Sloths can be interesting animals, if you want to learn more about them, keep reading on.
A sloth’s diet consists of mainly leaves but also buds, fruit, twigs and sometimes insects and rodents. The sloth can also feed from over 50 different trees in the American Tropical Rainforest. Although, the cecropia tree is their favorite. The cecropia tree will be defended by Azteca Ants which the sloths will ingest. Since the cecropia tree will be defended by Azteca Ants they go to different trees and