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Sloth Predators

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!

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Harpy eagle. The largest and most powerful raptor in the Americas, and among the largest in the world. They have a wingspan of up to 7 feet.

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The Most Beautiful Animals You've Never Heard Of

Smiling Loris... This guy is freakin adorable - seen a lot of videos of them pop up on facebook lately, this is what that 'thing' is!!

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Sloth bear: "This animal is the celebrated Baloo from Kipling's Jungle Book. But it is hardly your typical bear, being a smallish and mostly nocturnal insect eater. Early explorers coined the name, having seen it lying upside down in the trees." 100 Animals To See Before They Die www.bradtguides.com

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Facts About Sloths

Sloth 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.

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Facts About Sloths

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