Two-Toed Sloth (image) University of Wisconsin-Madison Share Print E-Mail Caption A two-toed sloth transits a plantation in northeastern Costa Rica using a cable ordinarily used to move cacao. A team of UW-Madison scientists recently found why sloths are such deliberate, slow-moving animals. Credit UW-Madison/Zach Peery Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.