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Three-toed Sloth Gives Birth in the Wild

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Three-toed sloths (Bradypus Variegatus) do everything at glacial speeds–including reproduce. Females give birth once every 15 months and to one baby at a time. Combine that with the fact that sloths live high in the jungle canopy and you can imagine that witnessing a sloth birth in the wild would be a truly rare event. Fortunately, the entire process was recently documented by photographer Pepo Monsant while traipsing through the jungles of Costa Rica.

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