Stranded Sloth Rescued from Side of Highway

- A Facebook post from the Transport Commission of Ecuador showing a sloth stranded in the middle of a motorway was trending over the weekend on social media.  

 

 

En Los Ríos colaboramos con un hermoso perezoso, que pretendía cruzar el anillo vial de Quevedo

Posted by Comisión de Tránsito del Ecuador on Friday, January 22, 2016

 

The post has more than 22,000 shares and 56,000 likes as of Wednesday morning.

 

 

 

The Transport Commission confirmed the sloth was checked by a vet and returned to its natural habitat. On Monday afternoon, the Facebook account shared new pictures of the adorable sloth hanging from a tree "happy in its habitat." 

 

 

El oso perezoso más famoso del mundo se encuentra feliz en su hábitat. Gracias a todos por preocuparse. *Las fotos...

Posted by Comisión de Tránsito del Ecuador on Monday, January 25, 2016

 

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