Females migrate en masse to egg-laying sites. Dig elaborate burrows with labyrinthine tunnels. Egg laying takes place in February or March. 25 to 40 eggs are buried 12 inches deep in moist sand or soil.
Yellow-spotted amazons are found in Northern South America, Venezuela and Surinam to northern Brazil; mainly in Amazon and Orinoco river drainages, in large rivers, backwaters, lagoons, and flooded forests.
Sloths are found in Central and South America in the rain forest canopy. The Linne’s two-toed sloth is found in such countries as Nicaragua, Columbia, Venezuela, Surinam, Guyana, French Guiana, North Central Brazil, and Northern Peru.
The flight call is a shrill disyllabic screech, repeated a number of times in rapid succession. They are also known to have a thin, high pitched wheezy note, and while perched they may emit typical chuckling sounds.