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Police In Ecuador Had a Special Mission: To Rescue The Cutest Sloth Trying To Cross The Highway

  • Transit police in Ecuador noticed this adorable sloth struggling to cross Quevedo’s recently opened highway.

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    Officer Aguayo stopped his patrol car to go check on the 'oso perezoso,' as they're known in the area. That translates to 'lazy bear.' 

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  • The sloth was clinging tightly to a crash barrier when it was found. The transit police were tasked with rescuing it.

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  • They posted the below collection of pictures on their facebook page

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  • After being rescued, the sloth was taken to a veterinarian for a thorough check over. The little guy was determined to be OK and taken back to its habitat.

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