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Bradypus variegatus (Three-toed Sloth)

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Cell Type SampledGanglion Cells
Staining/Visualization MethodHRP Retrograde
Type of Retinal SpecializationArea Centralis
Peak Density 1700
Peak Density UnitsCells/sq.mm
Retinal Position of SpecializationTV
Total Number of Cells
ReferenceCosta, Pessoa, et al. (1987). "Unusual distribution of ganglion cells in the retina of the two-toed sloth (Bradypus Variegates)." Brazilian Journal Of Medical And Biological Research 20: 741-748.
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PublisherAssociacao Brasileira De Divulgaceo Cientifica
Species Information
Taxonomic Classification (Vertebrate Class)Mammalia
SubclassTheria
OrderXenarthra
SpeciesBradypus variegatus
Common NameThree-toed Sloth
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Habitatarboral living in trees
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