As strictly arboreal mammals that move little and are cryptically colored, Hoffman’s two-toed sloths are relatively protected from predation. Their predators are are large, arboreal or avian predators, especially harpy eagles (Harpia harpyja). Other predators include jaguars, ocelots, other arboreal cats, and large snakes, such as anacondas.
- harpy eagles (Harpia harpyja)
- jaguars (Panthera onca)
- ocelots (Leopardus pardalis)
- anacondas (Eunectes species)
Anti-predator Adaptations: cryptic