three-toed sloth
noun Date: 1847 any of a genus (Bradypus) of sloths having three clawed digits on each foot and eight or nine vertebrae in the neck — compare two-toed sloth

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  • Three-toed sloth — Taxobox name = Three toed slothsMSW3 Gardner|pages=100 101] fossil record = (None known) image width = 200px image caption = Brown throated Three toed Sloth ( Bradypus variegatus ) regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo =… …   Wikipedia

  • three-toed sloth — noun a sloth that has three long claws on each forefoot and each hindfoot • Syn: ↑ai, ↑Bradypus tridactylus • Hypernyms: ↑sloth, ↑tree sloth • Member Holonyms: ↑Bradypus, ↑genus Bradypus …   Useful english dictionary

  • three-toed sloth — tripirštis tinginys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Bradypus tridactylus angl. ai; pale throated sloth; three toed sloth vok. Dreifingerfaultier; Dreizehenfaultier rus. ай; трёхпалый ленивец ryšiai:… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • three-toed sloth — /three tohd / a small sloth of the genus Bradypus, having three claws on each limb and very long forelimbs. * * * …   Universalium

  • Maned Three-toed Sloth — Taxobox name = Maned Three toed Sloth image width = 200px status = EN status system = iucn3.1 trend = down regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia superordo = Xenarthra ordo = Pilosa subordo = Folivora familia = Bradypodidae genus …   Wikipedia

  • Pale-throated Three-toed Sloth — Taxobox name = Pale throated Three toed Sloth status = LC status system = iucn3.1 trend = unknown image width = 200px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia superordo = Xenarthra ordo = Pilosa subordo = Folivora familia =… …   Wikipedia

  • Brown-throated Three-toed Sloth — Taxobox name = Brown throated Three toed SlothMSW3 Gardner|pages=100 101|id=11800008] status = LC status system = iucn3.1 status ref = IUCN2006|assessors=Chiarello members of the Edentate Specialist Group|year=2006|id=3038|title=Bradypus… …   Wikipedia

  • Pygmy Three-toed Sloth — Taxobox name = Pygmy Three Toed SlothMSW3 Gardner | pages = 100 | id = 11800005] status = CR status system = iucn3.1 status ref = IUCN2007 | assessors = Samudio, R. members of the Edentate Specialist Group | year = 2006 | title = Bradypus… …   Wikipedia

  • Three-toed — may refer to:In mammalogy:* Brown throated Three toed Sloth, species of sloth from Central and South America * Maned Three toed Sloth, species of three toed South American sloth * Pale throated Three toed Sloth, three toed sloth that inhabits… …   Wikipedia

  • Two-toed sloth — Two toed sloths[1] Temporal range: 35–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

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