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Do you want to teach your kids about animals native to America through coloring pages? Do you wish to start with the cute and friendly animals of America? Then we would suggest you to begin with sloth coloring pages.
Sloths are the sluggish tree dwellers of the South and Central American. They spend their entire lives in tropical rainforests. Sloths are notorious as slow walkers. They move at a rate of 40 yards per day, eating leaves, buds, and twigs. Sloths also have an extremely low metabolic rate. They spend around 15 to 20 hours sleeping.
There are two types and six species of sloth. Let’s learn about the types and species of this lazy animal with our ten illustrative sloth coloring pictures.
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Here’s a coloring sheet describing the physical characteristics of a sloth. A sloth is a mammal with a particular joint in its backbone. It has no teeth and has a very tiny brain. Sloths are extremely sedentary animals. They spend most of their time lounging in the treetops. They are also excellent swimmers. They sometimes fall from the treetop into the water for a quick paddle.
2. Two-Toed Sloth:
Here is a slot coloring page of a Two-Toed species hanging upside down from a tree. The name ‘two-toed’ describes erroneously the number of toes. This type of sloth has two fingers in its hand and three toes on its feet. The name is misleading but is still in use. Have your child color this cute South American animal in light brown.
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3. Three-Toed Sloth:
Look at this Three-Toed Sloth hanging happily from the tree branch. Isn’t he looking cute? The three-toed sloths are members of the Bradypus genus and Bradypodidae family. It is about the size of a dog or cat. The three-toed sloths have extra neck vertebrae that allow them to turn their heads 279 degrees.
4. Pygmy Sloth:
The pygmy sloth is one of the species of the three-toed sloth. Pygmy sloth is a critically endangered species of sloth. It faces problem mainly because of its extremely restricted range. You will find it only in the Isla Escudo de Veraguas, a small island in Panama. Pygmy sloth survives only on the leaves of the mangrove tree, which people are destroying at an alarming rate.
5. Maned Sloth:
Here is a maned sloth coloring sheet. You can distinguish maned sloth by a circle of long hair around the neck. Today, you will find the Manned Sloth only in the forests of Eastern Brazil, but it had a wider range in the past. The maned sloth is not a threatened species as the pygmy sloth, but it is still vulnerable because of its restricted and small range.
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6. Cartoon Sloth:
This coloring sheet features a sloth hanging casually on a tree branch. The only think that is missing in this coloring page is some color. Can your child break out his brown and green crayons to bring this scene to life?
7. Pale-Throated Sloth:
The Pale-Throated Sloth is species of the three-toed sloth. It inhabits the tropical rainforests of northern South America. The Pale-Throated Sloth is very similar to the brown-throated sloth in appearance. It has a rounded head with small external ears and a blunt nose. It stands out because of its panda like marking on the face.
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Belt is a three-toed sloth from the film “The Croods”. It belongs to Guy and often appears hanging around his waist. Belt, the sloth, has a red fur with a peach face. His turquoise blue eyes are very expressive. Belt is a very talented sloth.
9. Bolivian Three-Toed Sloth:
The Bolivian Three-Toed Sloth pictures to color that has a wide range. It is widespread in at least 10 South American countries, including Costa Rica, Peru, and Ecuador. The Bolivian Three-Toed Sloth looks very similar to the three-toed sloth in appearance. Both male and female Bolivian Three-Toed Sloth grows up to 17 to 31 inches.
10. Sid The Sloth:
This coloring page features Sid, the sloth about to fall from the cliff. Sid, full name Sidney, is a lazy and slovenly ground sloth. But he is one of the most perceptive creatures from the film. He is an unmotivated sloth but cares a lot for his friends.
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We hope your children like our sloth coloring sheets. Do send us their final worksheet. And tell us which of these sloth coloring pages he enjoyed coloring the most.
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