What types of sloths exist?

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“There are two types of sloths the two-toed sloth (the Megalonychidae) and the three-toed sloth (the Bradypodidae).  The three-toed sloth has three toes on the front feet and five toes on their hind feet. The two-toed sloth is larger than the three-toed sloth. Sloths phalanges “toes” are said to be like hooked claws in appearance. These curved phalanges are adapted for the sloth’s gripping function as they spend their lives hanging upside down from branches. The third and fourth digits on the hand are highly specialised...
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