International Sloth Day

Today is International Sloth Day, and since I am feeling a bit slothful I will just post a few pictures.

Omaha Zoo, Henry Doorly Zoo, Tiger Bite, Drunk Woman, Stupid PeopleThe pictures of a sloth were taken at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo. The best zoo in the country.

sloth omaha zoo, slothful, signboardThe two-toed Sloth (Choloepus didactylus) is also known as Linnaeus’s two-toed sloth and is from the rain forests of South America.

Linnaeus's two-toed sloth, Choloepus didactylus, omaha zoo, henry doorly zooHere we see the sloth hanging onto a small branch. I really like the coloring of this sloth.

Linnaeus's two-toed sloth, Choloepus didactylus, omaha zoo, henry doorly zooI waited awhile to see if the sloth would move, but it pretty much stayed put. They don’t move too much or too fast.

I think that I may have some pictures of sloths from other zoos, but am a bit slothful tonight so am not going to try and find them.

Western Lowland Gorillas - Henry Doorly Zoo - Omaha, Nebraska - The one and Only Ivan - Newbery WinnerInstead I will share my favorite picture from my trip to the Omaha Zoo ten years ago.

I really like this baby Gorilla.




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