This Adorable Sloth Tried To Cross A Road In Ecuador And OMG It’s So Cute


1. Stop what you’re doing and look at this little fella.

Comisión de Tránsito del Ecuador

2. The little hunk of adorable is a sloth, in case you couldn’t tell. It was found in the Ecuadorian town of Los Rios trying to cross a road.

Comisión de Tránsito del Ecuador

Silly sloth, you can’t cross the road by yourself!

4. The sloth was “struggling to cross” the road when it was noticed by officers from Ecuador’s transit commission, a spokesperson told BuzzFeed News.

Comisión de Tránsito del Ecuador

“Yes, can I help you?”

6. The animal was scooped up by the workers and taken to a veterinarian.

Comisión de Tránsito del Ecuador

The vet found the sloth to be in good health, and in “optimal condition” to be returned home.

“The cute fellow was OK and taken back to its habitat,” the spokesperson said.

8. The Transit Commission posted photos of the sloth to Facebook, where thousands of people fell in love with the adorable wanderer.

Comisión de Tránsito del Ecuador

The photos have been shared more than 11,000 times.

“Congratulations gentlemen of the CTE, thank you very much for helping the innocent,” one woman wrote.

10. Officers wrote on Facebook that workers were thankful to all of the people who showed support for the sloth and its rescuers.

Comisión de Tránsito del Ecuador

“We will continue to support this kind of case along with the collaboration of citizenship,” the commission wrote. “Greetings to all.”

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