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Sloth International Day

Sloth International Day is held on October 21. Celebrated on the third Saturday in October. This event in the third decade of the month October is annual. Help us Help us 
21 October - Sloth International Day
There are 2 groups of sloth in the world. Different sloth groups can be easily identified by the number of long, curved claws on their forelimbs. The two-toed sloths, as the name suggests, have two claws on their front limbs, while the three-toed sloths have three claws on all four limbs. The two-toed sloths are also slightly larger than their three-toed counterparts, and both fall under different taxonomic Family. Altogether, there are six sloth species that are found in the Americas, mainly in the tropical rainforests of Central and South America.
Sloth International Day was created as a necessity to bring the world of sloths and their habitat to everyday people to raise awareness towards other living beings and our environment. It is important to know more about sloths, so special, cryptic and shy creatures that inspire and awake our tenderness.
Sloth International Day was created by the foundation AIUNAU as a compromise acquired on the first Sloth International Meeting about the wellbeing and conservation of sloths, held in Medellin, Colombia, in November of 2010. According to Sarita Kendall and Tinka Plese, who organized this day, it was established Saturday of a third week in October which is a month of the childhood and animal month.

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