In the present, three-toed sloths eat leaves for water and nutrients. In the future, the food they eat will change because of increased rainfall. They will need to adapt to eat more fruit, in the tropical rainforest fruit grows, like mangoes and coconuts, in the canopy where sloths live. Next, sloths will poop more often because if they are moving faster they can’t carry extra weight when climbing through trees.
The things that stay the same are where they live, fur color, and long nails. The resources in the rainforest they need like the fruit, the perfect temperature for them to live in, and the rain for the plants to grow that sloths eat. Another thing that will stay the same is their fur color because it helps them blend in with trees and their long nails for hanging onto trees. That’s what sloths will be like in the future.
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