There are two types of sloths in Costa Rica: one with two toes and another with three. Often, when one spies an example of either species high up in a tree, the sloth is a motionless ball of matted fur, and it can be difficult to distinguish any features without binoculars or a spotting scope. This two-toed sloth happened to be on the move one evening, and it was fascinating to see just how slowly sloths maneuver. R e a l y r e a l y s l o w l y . R e a l y .
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