�����Recently, the adorably slow creatures known as sloths have been taking the internet by storm with their sluggish movements and cute faces. Buzzfeed surprised one of their employees with a surprise visit from this phenomenal mammal, "Zootopia" has a DMV full of sloths, and even memes aren't safe from the cuteness!�� But how much do you� actually know about sloths? Here are nine facts so we can all appreciate what it means to be a sloth!
1. ��It takes an entire month for sloths to digest one leaf.
2. Cows and sloths have a lot in common! They both have stomachs with multiple chambers.
3. Sloths do almost everything upside-down, and their fur grows outwardly as a result.
4. Sloths risk their lives once every week to climb down to the ground and go to the bathroom.
5. Sloths move so little, algae grows on their backs.
��6. The species of a sloth depends on the number of claws they have on their front feet.
7. When confronted by another animal, sloths can defend themselves with their teeth, claws, and shrieking.
8. A sloth's favorite place to sleep in the fork of a tree, and comes down only to go to the bathroom or swim.
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