In the present day, the two-toed sloths are nocturnal mammals living in canopy trees in Central and South America. They have thick fur covered with green moss which helps them to camouflage themselves from predators. They have two large claws that are very long, curved and sharp. These claws help them to hang upside down on tree branches, to defend against predators, but harder to walk on land. These slow-moving animals mostly eat leaves, twigs, fruits and buds.
Thousands and thousands of years from now, the two-toed sloths will be diurnal and live in habitat that is dry with a mixed woodland. They will have thin fur to keep their bodies cooler and sleep inside tree trunks. Their two sharp and shorter claws will help them to climb trees, to defend against predators, and make it easier to walk on land. These mammals will mostly eat small animals and plants.
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