Temporal and spatial resource use by female three-toed sloths and their young in an agricultural landscape in Costa Rica.

@article{Ramirez2011TemporalAS,
  title={Temporal and spatial resource use by female three-toed sloths and their young in an agricultural landscape in Costa Rica.},
  author={Oscar Ramirez and Christopher S Vaughan and Geovanny Herrera and Raymond Paul Guries},
  journal={Revista de biologia tropical},
  year={2011},
  volume={59 4},
  pages={1743-55}
}
The information on ecological behavior of wild sloths is very scarce. In this study we determined the home ranges and resources used by three adult female three-toed sloths (Bradypus variegatus) and their four young in an agricultural matrix of cacao (Theobroma cacao), pasture, riparian forests and living fencerows in Costa Rica. Births occurred during… CONTINUE READING