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Costa Rican sloths abode

Sloths in Costa Rica

In the small town of Cahuita, Province of Limon, Costa Rica, is a reserve sloths Aviarios del Caribe Sloth Sanctuary, where they feed, monitor health, protect and explore. More recently, there appeared a new breed – capture life’s and baby sloths Reserve decided to popular animal photographer Suzi Eszterhas California (Suzi Eszterhas).

Sloths live exclusively in Central and South America – before they were carried out in the North, but with the arrival of European settlers they are almost completely wiped out there. The behavior and the nature of the physiology of these animals due to: low-calorie foliage gives the sloth a little energy, but because all the free time they are mostly dormant, or hang motionless in the tree (so as not to fall and not wasting energy, sloths have large sharp claws). For the digestion of leaves sloths using a bacterium-symbiont, living in their digestive tract. Digestion takes about a month. Sloths are so slow that their hair is often live butterfly-moth. In addition, the coat of many sloths are found cyanobacteria, giving it a “camouflage” a greenish color and makes the animals less visible to predators.

Sloths in Costa Rica
Sloths in Costa Rica
Sloths in Costa Rica
Sloths in Costa Rica
Sloths in Costa Rica
Sloths in Costa Rica
Sloths in Costa Rica
Sloths in Costa Rica
Sloths in Costa Rica

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