Why Sloths Are So Slow


With help from amusing animation by Anton Bogaty, TED-Ed‘s Kenny Coogan explains the behavioral and physical adaptations that allow sloths to live their lives in perpetual slow motion.

“Sloths spend most of their time eating, resting, or sleeping; in fact, they descend from their treetops canopies just once a week, for a bathroom break. How are these creatures so low energy?”

Previously from TED-Ed: Solving the Three Gods Riddle

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