"They have monkeys," he said, but I knew I couldn't go tromping through jungles, even to see monkeys.
"And they have sloths," he added.
Sloths, I thought, I can relate to sloths...big time! (See Chapter 3, The Moral of the Story, archived December 17, 2009.)
|Buttercup, a tame three-toed sloth (Bradypus variegatus) at the Aviarios Sloth Refuge.|
|These orphaned two-toed sloths (Choleopus hoffmani) are being raised in the sloth refuge|
and hopefully will be released in the wild one day.
|These slow-moving creatures are amazingly difficult to find in the wild. This silhouette is the only photo Dick got. The two photos below are from Wikipedia, showing sloths in their natural habitat.|
Photos by Kay Davies and Richard Schear, and Wikipedia
Posted for the Camera Critters meme