As you probably know, Memphis Zoo recently welcomed a new baby sloth to its ever-growing family! Parents "Marilyn" and "Sparky" welcomed a new Linné two-toed sloth, Baby “Lua.” Like her parents, Baby Lua is full of wonder, and we know five reasons why!
1. Descendent of a Superorder
More than 60 million years ago, the sloth’s superorder ancestor, Xenarthra , first inhabited the earth as a group of placental mammals. Today, they can only be...