Floods While mainland sloths don’t often need to swim, it is a useful ability for the sloths that inhabit the Amazon.
Floods In the Amazon, the forest floors flood yearly, so the sloths have evolved to swim so they can get around easily. This way, they also don’t have to worry about their young, who simply cling to their swimming mother’s back. But that’s not all, they have another surprising skill. Photo Credit: Roaring Jungle