16 Funny Sloth Facts. - Random Facts

Published : 2014-12-20 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago

16 Funny sloth facts

Enjoy these fun, incredible, interesting, awesome and random sloth facts.

1. Females sloths broadcast their readiness to mate with a high pitched scream.
2. Sometimes, sloths will remain hanging from branches after death, held in place by their claws.
3. A group of bears is called a sleuth or sloth.
4. On an average day, sloths will travel about 41 yards.
5. Sloths digestive system is so slow it takes 30 days to digest one leaf.
6. More than half of sloth deaths occur on their once a week trip to poop.
7. It takes about 30 days for a sloth to digest one leaf.
8. Sloths take two weeks to digest their food.
9. Sloths can swim 3 times faster than they can move on land — They can also hold their breath for up to 40 minutes.
10. The sound of a Sloth Bear sucking up termites can be heard 330 feet away.
11. Sloths can eat sleep, mate and even give birth upside down!
12. Armadillos, opossums, and sloth’s spend about 80% of their lives sleeping.
13. Sloths can starve to death with a full stomach.
14. The pangolin is an animal with an armadillo’s scales, a sloth’s claws, and a skunk’s spray.
15. The sloth moves so slowly that green algae can grow undisturbed on its fur!
16. The sloth (a mammal) moves so slowly that green algae can grow undisturbed on its fur.
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