| Latin Name
| Conservation Status
||44 - 47 cm (17 - 18.5 inches)
||4 - 6 cm (1.5 - 2.4 inches)
||2.5 - 3.5 Kgs (5.5 - 7.7 lbs)
| Life Expectancy
Pygmy Three-Toed Sloths have a body length between 44 and 47 cms (17 - 18.5 inches), a tail length between 4 and 6 cms (1.5 - 2.4 inches) and they weigh between 2.5 and 3.5 kgs (5.5 - 7.7 lbs).
They have long, coarse fur that is pale grey/brown in colour and they have a tan coloured face with a dark band across their forehead. They have three long, hook-clawed toes on each of their front feet.
Pygmy Three-Toed Sloths are found in the mangrove forests of the island of Isla Escudo de Verguas off the coast of Panama. They are arboreal and solitary.
Pygmy Three-Toed Sloths feed on variety of leaves, buds and soft twigs.
Little is known about reproduction in the Pygmy Three-Toed Sloth. It is assumed that it is similar to that of the other species of three-toed sloth.
Humans and habitat loss are the main threats to the Pygmy Three-Toed Sloth.
There are no subspecies of the Pygmy Three-Toed Sloth.
Pygmy Three-Toed Sloths are also known as: