Brown-throated three-toed sloths can be found throughout Central and South America, ranging as far north as Honduras and as far south as Brazil(4). They are native to Nicaragua, Paraguay, Venezuela, Peru, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Brazil, Ecuador, Panama, Argentina, Columbia, and Honduras, but their population density within each habitat varies(4). In Panama, for example there are an estimated 8.5 animals per hectare, whereas in Costa Rica, an estimated 9.9 dwell per hectare(4).
- (4) “Bradypus variegatus,” Bradypus variegatus (Brown-throated Sloth, Bolivian Three-Toed Sloth, Brown-throated Three-toed Sloth, http://www.iucnredlist.org/apps/redlist/details/3038/0 (accessed February 26).
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