Photo of sloth rescued by road gains international attention

(Photo courtesy Transit Commission of Ecuador)

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. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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