The fur of these animals can be regarded as a small ecosystem that provides habitat for several small parasitic insects. Also on the fur grow two types of algae, which form a symbiotic relationship with the animal. The latter provides a safe habitat for algae, while algae provide camouflage to the animal among trees against potential predators.
Since their diet consists mainly of plant substances – including leaves and kidneys – these animals are classified as a suborder detachment of incomplete teeth. The long claws of the animal are almost four inches long and help them to stick to the trees. The capture of an animal with a tree is preserved even after the sloth dies. Regardless of whether they are two-toed or three-toed, members of all kinds of sloths have three fingers.
The most dangerous predators for sloths are snakes, jaguars, and eagles. Nevertheless, he blends well with trees, which makes hungry predators very difficult to find a sloth. Also, an interesting fact is that due to his slow behavior sloths are very quiet, and from that, they live from 25 to 40 years.
And also these animals perfectly swim and are not afraid of water. They do it a little awkwardly, but they are quite capable of speeding up to 4 km per hour. The fact that sloths are not afraid of water proves the video below. See how carefully he is washed and how he reacts to such procedures. This cutie will cheer you up. Check it out!