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Worth a watch Just a chilled sloth relaxing by the pool! (Sloth facts below !!)…

Worth A Watch Just A Chilled Sloth Relaxing By The Pool! (Sloth Facts Below !!)... - AnimalWorth A Watch Just A Chilled Sloth Relaxing By The Pool! (Sloth Facts Below !!)... - Animal

Worth a watch 👀 Just a chilled sloth relaxing by the pool! (Sloth facts below !!) 👇🏼👉🏼
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The brightly coloured patch (speculum) on his back clearly indicates he is a male 3 fingered sloth! The hair within the speculum is short and downy, covered in an oily secretion, and has a musty scent.Β ❤
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It is hypothesized these speculums are linked to sexual selection, fitter males develop larger more vivid speculums which give off a stonger scent! 😮 The individual patterns displayed are also thought to be unique to each 3 fingered male sloth! Except the manned sloth who does not display these unique patterns. Source: @slothconservation

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This article was originally posted on February 14, 2021 @ 9:45 am

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