A Few Sloth Facts: Sloths spend most of their lives hanging from trees. In fact, they usually eat, sleep, and even give birth hanging from limbs. They are very slow moving creatures and are classified as Mammals.
Hoffmann's two-toed sloth hanging with two-month-old baby, Costa Rica. For the first months of a baby sloth’s life, it clings to its mother, even after it has been weaned. See the Sloth Conservation Foundation.