Their front legs each have two long, hooked claws, which they use to hang from trees. They are nocturnal creatures that feed on fruits and nuts from trees. They rarely move during the daytime, and in fact sleep for 15-20 hours a day. They spend the majority of their time in trees, though they do head down to ground level once a week to defecate.
- Scientific Name
- Choloepus didactylus
- Order: Pilosa, Family: Choloepodidae
- Northern South America