What do sloths mainly eat?

small vertebrates
insects
fruits
leaves
Sloths are clas­si­fied as fo­li­vores. Leaves, their main food source, provide very little energy or nu­tri­ents, and do not digest easily. Even as much as two-thirds of a well-fed sloth's body weight consists of the contents of its stomach.

Answers distribution

small vertebrates
insects
fruits
leaves
answers
flagGreece
0%
0%
0%
100%
10
flagFinland
0%
4%
0%
95%
41
flagVietnam
0%
0%
5%
94%
18
flagCzech Republic
0%
5%
11%
83%
18
flagthe United Kingdom
1%
8%
9%
81%
275
flagItaly
2%
4%
12%
80%
47
flagthe Netherlands
4%
2%
15%
77%
44
flagNorway
0%
11%
11%
77%
18
flagthe United Arab Emirates
8%
4%
12%
76%
25
flagthe United States
1%
9%
14%
74%
196
flagGermany
3%
5%
14%
74%
135
flagDenmark
0%
20%
10%
70%
10
flagPoland
4%
12%
14%
68%
10265
flagBelgium
0%
33%
0%
66%
12
flagRepublic of Ireland
4%
17%
15%
63%
46
flagFrance
0%
22%
14%
62%
27
flagCanada
6%
12%
18%
62%
16
flagSpain
0%
9%
28%
61%
21
flagUnknown
6%
15%
18%
59%
72
flagIndia
2%
45%
17%
34%
35

Gender

men71%
women64%
small vertebrates
2%
4%
insects
11%
15%
fruits
14%
15%
leaves
71%
64%

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