More than a meme

(Also not just an excuse to post sloth pics because who needs an excuse to post sloth pics?)

If you missed this article in the NY Times on Monday, there is something very important you need to know about sloths and moths and algae. And it’s this: they’re friends. They get along. They help each other out. 

Why does this matter? Perhaps it only matters to those that find biology and symbiosis fascinating, but it does remind us that there is so much we’re still learning about the natural world and its myriad, ingenious methods of survival.

I just hope mother nature has enough tricks up her sleeve to survive her biggest threat…us.

sloth moth algae relationship

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