March 2014 archive

Mar 08

A Slothful Existence

‘Sloths are the lowest term of existence in the order of animals with flesh and blood,’ French naturalist Georges Buffon wrote in the eighteenth century. The man was clearly very irritated by these creatures. He disliked their small eyes, their goofy faces and their fur, which resembled dried, matted grass. Most of all, though, he …

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