Sloths: A Celebration of the World’s Most Misunderstood Mammal by William Hartston


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How old is the sloth? How do sloths have sex? How did a sloth save Dublin? The answers to these questions and more are found in this wonderfully entertaining celebration of the sloth. Walking readers through the sloth’s evolutionary history – from the prehistoric ground sloth to modern pygmy – William Hartston reveals the sloth’s fascinating journey from maligned mammal to cause celebre. Playfully peppered with science and filled with factoids Sloths is a love-letter to the most anachronistic and just a little bit ridiculous of animals. ‘Riveting… Sloths is as comprehensive a look at the instincts lifestyle and capacities of this curious creature as you are ever likely to need.’ Daily Express

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Weight 230 g
Dimensions 198 × 129 × 15 mm