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Good Samaritan Lends A Hand To A Sloth

Your random act of kindness of the day: Reddit user Dannmak noticed this sloth on the side of the road...

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"A Three Toed Sloth was hanging precariously from the lower branches of a tree near the edge of the road (I live in Costa Rica)."

"A Three Toed Sloth was hanging precariously from the lower branches of a tree near the edge of the road (I live in Costa Rica)."

"I couldn't resist the photo op."

"I couldn't resist the photo op."

"The sloth was patient with me, while I took his photos."

"The sloth was patient with me, while I took his photos."

"He seemed semi-interested in me."

"He seemed semi-interested in me."

"Little did I know, that inside he was screaming, "Please help me, I'm about to fall, I'm at the end of my branch.""

"Little did I know, that inside he was screaming, "Please help me, I'm about to fall, I'm at the end of my branch.""

"As he made one last stretch to climb upwards, I thanked him for the photos and turned to return my car.I heard a plop behind me. The poor little thing lost his/her grip and dropped about 4ft. to the ground."

"As he made one last stretch to climb upwards, I thanked him for the photos and turned to return my car.

I heard a plop behind me. The poor little thing lost his/her grip and dropped about 4ft. to the ground."

"They don't do too well on the ground and I was afraid that he would crawl towards the road, so I offered him a branch, which he accepted eagerly."

"They don't do too well on the ground and I was afraid that he would crawl towards the road, so I offered him a branch, which he accepted eagerly."

"I walk him back into the jungle a little ways..."

"I walk him back into the jungle a little ways..."

"...offered him a tree to hug, again he accepted."

"...offered him a tree to hug, again he accepted."

"In slow motion, he made his way skyward. A very awesome encounter with a very gentle animal."

"In slow motion, he made his way skyward.

A very awesome encounter with a very gentle animal."

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