The slowest animal in the world sloths!Presentation Transcript
Slow Poke! Created by Emily May 2010
Sloths live in tropical rainforests, with boa consistor, poisoned-frog, spider monkey, rhinoceros beetle, macaw, toucan, morpho butterfly.
The sloths live in tropical rainforests in Southern America.
Picture of the Southern America map
What the Sloths Eat
The sloths eat berries, Cecropia leaves.
Other example is that the sloths eat twigs, flower petals.
Another thing is that the sloths eat more fruits more leaves, and it eats asparagus
The sloths finds its food by smelling.
It takes 10 hours to find its food! 3 hours coming down from the trees, 4 hours to find food, and 3 hours to climb the tree up again.
The sloths finds its food on morning and save it for night.
When the sloths finds its food, it picks it up with its hand.
One of the interesting facts is that the baby sloths is just born it tries to climb up side down, try to walk, try to pick a leaf from a tree, and tries to eat the leaf.
Another example is that the sloths have very interesting body parts. The grown up sloth claw is about 5 inches long, and the baby sloths claws are about 2 inches long. The sloths have big eyes, round face, and a little snout.
The other thing is that the baby sloths weigh about 2.25 pounds, and the grown up will weigh about 5.25 pounds.
Why is it Endangered?
The sloths are endangered because of pollution, people over-hunting.
Other example is because of food source, and poaching.
Another thing is because loss of habitat. People cut down the trees, and sometimes the people make fire on the forests.
What Has Been Done to Help?
The C.I.T.E.S have helped the endangered animals. C.I.T.E.S. means Convention of International trades endangered species.
F.A.P.A.S are helping endangered animal that are in Spain.
Green peace are helping the animals that is in everywhere.
The sloths might become not extinct because since it’s endangered, the people won’t kill it. And if a person kills it, that person has to go to the jail.