Did you know that there are two types of sloth the two-toed sloth and the three-toed sloth? Did you know that sloths are really good swimmers? Did you know that they have very big stomachs?
1. How big is a sloth’s body?
A sloth’s body is usually 50 to 60 cm long.
A sloth’s body is usually 10 to 20 cm long.
That’s too little. Sloths are bigger than that.
A sloth’s body is usually 70 to 90 cm long.
That’s too much. Sloths are smaller than that.
Did you know that some sloths are endangered? (Endangered means that they can completely disappear from our planet.)
2. Sloths usually only leave the tree they live in to go to the toilet…
once a week
once a day
No, sloths don’t have to go to the toilet every day.
once a month
That’s too much time spent without going to the toilet.
3. How long does a sloth sleep?
A sloth sleeps around 10 hours a day.
A sloth sleeps around 20 hours a day.
That’s too long!
A sloth sleeps around 5 hours a day.
That’s too short!
4. Where does a sloth live?
It lives in the tree.
It lives near the ocean.
No, it doesn’t live near the ocean.
It lives under the ground.
No, it doesn’t live under the ground.
5. How long does a sloth live?
In the wild it can live up to 10-16 years.
Yes, but in captivity, a sloth can live over 30 years.
In the wild it can live up to 5-10 years.
No, that’s too short! It lives longer than that.
In the wild it can live up to 20-30 years.
No, that’s too long!
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