Animal Weight

How much does a Brown-throated sloth weight?

It is hard to guess what a Brown-throated sloth weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Brown-throated sloth (Bradypus variegatus) on average weights 4 kg (8.81 lbs).

The Brown-throated sloth is from the family Bradypodidae (genus: Bradypus). It is usually born with about 272 grams (0.6 lbs). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 54.8 cm (1′ 10″). Usually, Brown-throated sloths have 1 babies per litter.

As a reference: An average human weights in at 62 kg (137 lbs) and reaches an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″). Humans spend 280 days (40 weeks) in the womb of their mother and reach around 75 years of age.

The average adult weight of a Brown-throated sloth is 4 kg (8.81 lbs)

The brown-throated sloth (Bradypus variegatus) is a species of three-toed sloth found in the neotropical ecozone of Central and South America.It is the most common of the four species of three-toed sloth, and is found in the forests of South and Central America.

Animals of the same family as a Brown-throated sloth

We found other animals of the Bradypodidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Brown-throated sloth

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Bradypus variegatus:

Animals with the same litter size as a Brown-throated sloth

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Brown-throated sloth: