Animal Size

Pale-throated sloth size: How big do they get?

How big does a Pale-throated sloth get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Pale-throated sloth (Bradypus tridactylus) reaches an average size of 54.8 cm (1′ 10″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 4.33 kg (9.54 lbs). On birth they have a weight of 179 grams (0.39 lbs). A Pale-throated sloth has 1 babies at once. The Pale-throated sloth (genus: Bradypus) is a member of the family Bradypodidae.

As a reference: Humans reach an average body size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) while carrying 62 kg (137 lbs). A human woman is pregnant for 280 days (40 weeks) and on average become 75 years old.

The average adult size of a Pale-throated sloth is  (1' 10

The pale-throated sloth (Bradypus tridactylus) is a species of three-toed sloth that inhabits tropical rainforests in northern South America.It is similar in appearance to, and often confused with, the brown-throated sloth, which has a much wider distribution. Genetic evidence has been interpreted to suggest the two species diverged only around 400,000 years ago, although the most recent evidence indicates the split was closer to 6 million years.

Animals of the same family as a Pale-throated sloth

We found other animals of the Bradypodidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Pale-throated sloth

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Pale-throated sloth:

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

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

Animals with the same weight as a Pale-throated sloth

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