The sloth (Bradypus) is an arboreal animal which feeds almost exclusively on the foliage of the Cecropias.
One generation D ~t of military efficiency and of comparative honesty the Mahom- in administration was followed by sloth and cormedan ruption as bad as that of the Arabs.
"To be asleep avails no one"; "Sloth takes away a man's welfare."
The population made a considerable advance, and the dense cloud of sloth and ignorance which had settled on the country in the 17th century was lifted.
There are six species of monkey corresponding to those of Guiana and the Amazon valley, the sloth and ant-eater, 12 known genera of rodents, including many species of Mures, the cavy, the capybara, the paca, the nutria, the agouti, the tree porcupine, Loncheres cristata, Echimys cayen and the Brazilian hare.