Animal Weight

How much does a Hoffmann’s two-toed sloth weight?

It is hard to guess what a Hoffmann’s two-toed sloth weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Hoffmann’s two-toed sloth (Choloepus hoffmanni) on average weights 5.7 kg (12.57 lbs).

The Hoffmann’s two-toed sloth is from the family Megalonychidae (genus: Choloepus). It is usually born with about 374 grams (0.82 lbs). They can live for up to 32.08 years. When reaching adult age, they grow up to 69 cm (2′ 4″). Usually, Hoffmann’s two-toed 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 Hoffmann's two-toed sloth is 5.7 kg (12.57 lbs)

Hoffmann’s two-toed sloth (Choloepus hoffmanni) is a species of sloth from Central and South America.It is a solitary, largely nocturnal and arboreal animal, found in mature and secondary rainforests and deciduous forests. The common name commemorates the German naturalist Karl Hoffmann.

Animals of the same family as a Hoffmann’s two-toed sloth

We found other animals of the Megalonychidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Hoffmann’s two-toed sloth

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Choloepus hoffmanni:

Animals with the same litter size as a Hoffmann’s two-toed sloth

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Hoffmann’s two-toed sloth:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Hoffmann’s two-toed sloth

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Hoffmann’s two-toed sloth: