Old Sloth Sloth Fact 8 – The Average Age of a Sloth If left alone a sloth can live up to 20 years! The only reason some species are going extinct is because their habitat keeps getting destroyed by humans. A lot of people believe sloths are going extinct because of predators, but that is simply not the case. Humans just need to leave them alone
Harpy Eagle - the world's largest eagle. If you haven't seen the special about the Harpy on Nature, you must go online and try to find it. Absolutely Amazing bird. I fell in love with this amazing creature!
Adorable baby animals, and where in the world to find them
Sloths, this baby pictured in Costa Rica, are found in the jungles of Central and South America, and are named because they move so slowly - this is an energy conservation tactic, but sloths can in fact move quite quickly under attack from a predator
Harpy Eagle (Harpia harpyja) - Panama; has a wingspan of up to 7 ft and talons that can grow as big as grizzly bear paws; it can swoop up to 50 mph. Literally eats sloths and monkeys for breakfast. Each nestring pair of harpy eagles requires about 7sq mi of rainforest in which to hunt, so they're not getting enough to eat these days.
It's Sloth Week, so here's 10 great facts about sloths
Megatherium, the giant ground sloth has no natural predators on the pampas After being an isolated island for 30 million years, there was bound to be a clash of eco-systems when South America joined up with its northern neighbour. The native ground sloths and giant terror birds were joined by the incoming Smilodon