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Here is a baby sloth in pajamas. You're welcome. [Video]

2 years agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

What happens when a baby sloth gets mange at the Aviarios Sloth Sanctuary in Costa Rica? They shave it, daub it in sulfur and lard, and swaddle the little critter in adorably undignified pajamas. It looks so cozy, that you'll want to be shaved from bow to stern and greased up too. This clip comes from the Animal Planet television show Meet the Sloths — hat tip to Morris. More »
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Odd : Laughing Squid (2 years ago)

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Odd : Geekosystem (2 years ago)

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Odd : Neatorama (2 years ago)

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