LOS RIOS, ECUADOR (WIVB) — A photo of a sloth in need of rescue in Ecuador is gaining worldwide attention after it appeared online, according to CNN.
The sloth, which was seen clinging to a pole, had apparently been trying to cross a road. It was rescued by a Transit Commission officer.
The animal was then checked out by a veterinarian and determined to be in optimal condition. It was then returned to its habitat.