It’s sad to find the wild and frightened animals trying to find a shelter on the busy streets of the city. Recently a sloth was found clinging to a crash barrier pole in the center of an Ecuadorian road.
The lost sloth appeared helpless in the images posted on social media. Fortunately, the poor sloth was rescued by a Quevedo transport officer.
The images of this lost sloth were posted on the local transport commission Facebook page on January 23.
These pictures have received more than 40,450 likes, 11,685 shares and 1500 comments on Facebook alone.
The poor sloth seemed to be quite unperturbed by the ordeal and smiled peacefully at the camera.
Currently, the sloth is undergoing health checkup by a veterinary doctor and will be soon sent to the forest.
Sloths spend their entire life in hanging on the branches of trees. It's rare to find them on land and I wonder how the poor animal reached the busy street of the city. Maybe the sloth was seeking some adventure and got lost in the process.