Pygmy Three Toed Sloth Trivia Quiz

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Pygmy Three Toed Sloth Quizzes & Trivia

The pygmy three-toed sloth is also known as the monk sloth or dwarf sloth, it is the smallest of all other three members of its genus, but just like others, it is arboreal. Try this quiz to test your knowledge of this animal.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which year was the pygmy three-toed sloth discovered?
    • A. 

      2009

    • B. 

      2001

    • C. 

      1998

    • D. 

      2004

  • 2. 
    The man who first described the pygmy three-toed sloth was from the University of Kansas. What is his name?
    • A. 

      James Robert

    • B. 

      Robert P. Anderson

    • C. 

      Robert Hooke

    • D. 

      Pirlo Anderson

  • 3. 
    How long does it take the male pygmy three-toed sloth to reach sexual maturity?
    • A. 

      12-24 months

    • B. 

      8-11 months

    • C. 

      25-36 months

    • D. 

      3-9 months

  • 4. 
    How often do they poop?
    • A. 

      Bi-weekly

    • B. 

      Daily

    • C. 

      Weekly

    • D. 

      Hourly

  • 5. 
    What sound do they make?
    • A. 

      Bark and Chirp

    • B. 

      Aye-ee and Chirp

    • C. 

      Bray and squeak

    • D. 

      Squeak and Chirp

  • 6. 
    The pygmy three-toed sloth is an arboreal. What does this mean?
    • A. 

      It feeds on leaves

    • B. 

      It lives in trees

    • C. 

      It is small

    • D. 

      It has short tail

  • 7. 
    What other creatures do they host in their fur?
    • A. 

      Beetles

    • B. 

      Birds

    • C. 

      Their babies

    • D. 

      Slugs

  • 8. 
    What is the relationship between them and the algae?
    • A. 

      Mutual

    • B. 

      Parasitic

    • C. 

      Symbiotic

    • D. 

      None

  • 9. 
    What is their Binomial name?
    • A. 

      Bradypus pygmaeus

    • B. 

      Pilosa bradypus

    • C. 

      Pygmaeus bradypus

    • D. 

      Pilosa pygmaeus

  • 10. 
    Who gave it its Binomial name?
    • A. 

      Anderson and Patrick

    • B. 

      James and Handley

    • C. 

      Anderson and Handley

    • D. 

      Hooke and Yin Ju