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 3-toed Sloth. Interestingly one of only three known mammals that have a different number of cervical vertebrae from the usual seven. Can you guess the other? No googling and NO it's not the giraffe.
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DFrench
Nov 24, 2009
3-toed Sloth. Interestingly one of only three known mammals that have a different number of cervical vertebrae from the usual seven. Can you guess the other? No googling and NO it's not the giraffe.  
Joshua1979
Colorado Springs, CO
Joshua1979   Colorado Springs, CO
The few exceptions include the manatee and the two-toed sloth, which have only six cervical vertebrae, and the three-toed sloth with nine cervical vertebrae (no i did not copy and paste this from wikipedia this is all from my vast brain matter). Dec 27, 2011

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