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Old 12-11-2018, 07:11 AM   #968
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Adorable baby sloth is being raised by Florida zookeepers after its mother rejected it
A Linnaeus's two-toed sloth was born on October 17 at the Brevard Zoo in Brevard County, Florida, a first for the facility
Its mother, Tango, showed no interest in her newborn, which is now being hand-reared by zookeepers
Baby sloths often cling to their mothers so zoo staff gave the newborn a choice of materials; it ironically chose a sloth blanket from the zoo gift shop
Zookeepers have not been able to determine the sloth's sex, for which laboratory testing is sometimes needed, so no name has been chosen yet

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