As you disembark from the tender, you will be greeted by adorable children. Many of them are dressed in ancestral attire while holding their forest pets. Their mission is simple: to pose for a photo in exchange for a dollar. This is the best bargain of your Brazilian trip. You capture a visual memory while economically helping the villagers. This little girl was hugging a juvenile, brown-throated three-toed sloth. It is the most common of the six species living in the Amazon Rainforest. If you are lucky, you will spot a wild one in a tree along the river. Sloths spend 15-18 hours a day sleeping while hanging upside down.