The forelimbs end up in two claws, slightly larger than the hind limbs. Limbs and feet help these lazy species cling firmly to the tree branches. Most of the time, these remain on the trees (hanging upside down); thus, their natural diet is leaves, fruit, and shoots from the trees.
Fluctuations in body temperature are regulated by fur or moving in the sun or under the shade. Lower metabolic rates and reduced muscle mass limits the chances of shivering thermogenesis (shivering to keep warm). Low metabolic rate allows them to survive on small portions of diets and spend most of their days sleeping. They could reproduce in hanging positions, a unique feature of this species.
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Terrestrial / Aquatic
Altricial / Precocial
Polygamous / Monogamous
Dimorphic (size) / Monomorphic
Active: Diurnal / Nocturnal
Social behavior: Solitary / Pack / Herd
Diet: Carnivore / Herbivore / Omnivore / Piscivorous / Insectivore
Migratory: Yes / No
Domesticated: Yes / No
Dangerous: Yes / No