Pilosa

Megalonychidae Ameghino, 1889

Taxon Date Location Notes
Linnaeus' Two-toed Sloth
Choloepus didactylus (Linnaeus, 1758)
1978 Bristol International Zoo Yearbook, Vol. 20 (1980) p426. London 1971 and Bristol 1975 dns.
Hoffmann's Two-toed Sloth
Choloepus hoffmanni Peters, 1858
May 1876†
Dec 2001
London1
Newquay2
[1] Flower (1929) p342: One born in the Gardens 9 May, 1876.
[2] Independent Zoo Enthusiasts Society: ZOO! No. 19 (Summer 2002) p60: A Hoffman's Sloth was born in the Tropical House at Newquay Zoo on the night of Dec 30th 2001 ... The mother, Bottoms Up, gave birth last year but the baby was stillborn ... there has been no recording of a birth of a Hoffman's Sloth in any zoo in Europe ... This animal was hand-reared.


Myrmecophagidae Gray, 1825

Taxon Date Location Notes
Giant Anteater
Myrmecophaga tridactyla Linnaeus, 1758
Aug 2000 London International Zoo News, No. 315 (Vol. 49/2, Mar 2002) p121: Sauna and Bonita, a giant anteater pair at London Zoo, U.K., who produced twins in August 2000, now have another baby, born on 19 January. Flamingoland 1968 and 1971 dns.
Southern Tamandua
Tamandua tetradactyla (Linnaeus, 1758)
1947 London Zoological Society of London Annual Report 1947, p?.

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