Nature is always surprising us in Costa Rica. Last week, on the way to the Pacuare River we came across a sloth crossing the road. Similar to the chicken joke, we wanted to know why but we’re concerned about the sloth getting hit by a car. So we pulled over and then Tom gently picked the sloth up and carried it over.

how fast is a sloth
Sloth’s aren’t fast, maxing out at 0.17 MPH according to Google

Of course, we filmed it too, which the internet loved as the video racked up almost 9,000 likes and over 100,000 plays. For the non-Instagrammers, we also uploaded it to YouTube; that video is below.

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