Mutualism Involving Three-Toed Sloths

WHAT ARE SLOTHS? Sloths are the slowest mammals on earth. In fact, the well know adjective, slothful which means lazy or idle, is named for these creatures, that do pretty much everything at an almost comically slow pace. One of the reasons for the sloth’s slow paced life is its diet. The three-toed sloth lives mainly on leaves from the

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Mutualistic Symbiotic Relationships of the Maned Wolf

Header Photo: Maned wolf in the grass, Courtesy of Tambako The Jaguar (flickr) When thinking of the natural world, we often focus on the fight for survival, the battle of prey versus predator or the competition for available food or territory. And yet there are many examples of different species working together for the benefit of both. This is known

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