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Climate change has increased the amount of rain loss in the rainforest, and that is a less livable habitat for endangered rain forest species like Sloths. This affects the sloths because sloths live in trees and eat the leaves on the trees. Over millions of years, land sloths have changed themselves into small tree animals so they can protect themselves from predators by camouflaging. In the future, sloths may largely reduce in number due to climate changes as forests are being cut down. Their physical characters may not further change as they have already adapted to environmental changes over the years. The hands and claws of the sloth have changed over time to resemble hooks that are used in order to hang from trees with limited effort. The ligaments and muscles of the sloth are not strained when hanging from the trees, which is another important evolutionary adaptation of the sloth.