Sloths are awesome! These printable sloth facts are great fun for kids of all ages who love sloths and coloring.
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By the end of this post, you and your child will be sloth experts! We hope you have as much fun learning as we do!
10 Facts About Sloths FOR KIDS
- Wild sloths are mammals that look like monkeys; However, they are more closely related to armadillos and anteaters.
- There are two different types of sloths, two-toed sloths and three-toed sloths, and six species.
- Their natural habitats are tropical forests of Central and South America.
- Sloth fur is very interesting. A whole ecosystem of different types of algae, fungi, moths and insects lives there.
- Sloths sleep about 15 hours a day.
- They are leaf eaters, meaning they feed primarily on leaves, fruit, and tree sap, and their digestion can take days or weeks to complete.
- Sloths have a very low metabolism and body temperature, so they require little food.
- Sloths only poop once a week.
- Their weak hind legs and long arms make it almost impossible to stand on all fours, but sloths are very good swimmers.
- Sloths eat, sleep, rest, mate and even give birth in the trees. They spend most of their lives hanging in trees!
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Sloth facts coloring pages are designed in standard letter size printer paper Dimensions – 8.5 x 11 inches.
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