Mammalian Biology

, Volume 76, Issue 1, pp 84–86 | Cite as

Disgusting appetite: Two-toed sloths feeding in human latrines

  • Eckhard W. HeymannEmail author
  • Camilo Flores Amasifuén
  • Ney Shahuano Tello
  • Emérita R. Tirado Herrera
  • Mojca Stojan-Dolar
Short Communication


Choloepus didactylus Feeding habits Diet Mineral supplementation Faunivory 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eckhard W. Heymann
    • 1
    Email author
  • Camilo Flores Amasifuén
    • 2
  • Ney Shahuano Tello
    • 2
  • Emérita R. Tirado Herrera
    • 3
  • Mojca Stojan-Dolar
    • 1
    • 4
  1. 1.Abteilung Verhaltensökologie & SoziobiologieDeutsches PrimatenzentrumGöttingenGermany
  2. 2.Estación Biológica Quebrada BlancoRío Tahuayo, LoretoPeru
  3. 3.Facultad de Ciencias BiológicasUniversidad Nacional de la Amazonía PeruanaIquitosPeru
  4. 4.Abteilung Soziobiologie/AnthropologieUniversität GöttingenGöttingenGermany

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