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Objects of the Week Archive

Object of the Week for April 6

Smithsonian Sloths!

Meet one of the Southern two-toed sloths at the Smithsonian's National Zoo, Athena. Sloths are sometimes called the slowest animals on Earth. These arboreal (tree-living) animals have coarse fur, short necks, long limbs and long, curved claws.

The Scoop on Sloth Poop: Smithsonian's National Zoo