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Bizarrely, our tree sloth is to be in control (4,3,5)


I believe the answer is:

rule the roost

'is to be in control' is the definition.
(I've seen this before)

'bizarrely our tree sloth' is the wordplay.
'bizarrely' indicates anagramming the letters.
'ourtreesloth' anagrammed gives 'RULE THE ROOST'.

(Other definitions for rule the roost that I've seen before include "Be in control" , "Be top hen" , "Predominate" , "Dominate (as chief hen?)" , "Rower" .)

I've seen this clue in The Everyman puzzle in The Observer.
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