Pale-Throated Sloth

Pale-Throated Sloth Range Map (South America)
Pale-Throated Sloth Range Map (South America)
Attribution: IUCN, species assessors & spatial data authors

Latin Name Bradypus tridactylus
Conservation Status Least Concern
Location South America
Colour Brown/Grey
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Life Expectancy



Pale-Throated Sloths are found in the tropical forests of northern South America.


Pale-Throated Sloths feed exclusively on the twigs, leaves and buds of trees of the genus Cecropia.


After a gestation period of 5 - 6 months, Pale-Throated Sloths give birth to a single youngster.


There are no subspecies of the Pale-Throated Sloth.

Interesting Facts

Pale-Throated Sloths are also known as:
Pale-Throated Three-Toed Sloth

Similar Animals

Linnaeus's Two-Toed Sloth
Maned Three-Toed Sloth
Pygmy Three-Toed Sloth
Brown-Throated Sloth
Hoffmann's Two-Toed Sloth


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