We were pretty lucky to get to see the sloth bear. It was hiding, and we had just given up and moved on when a small child saw a glimpse of fur and alerted THE ENTIRE COUNTY to the fact that I SEE A BEAR! THERE’S A BEAR! BEAR, MAMA, BEAR!!
Thank you, small child.
Check out the nails on this guy! And the hair extensions!
Sloth bears, or at least this one, are relatively petite. In fact, based on size, pedicure, and temperament, they were once classified as sloths rather than bears. I guess when they figured out that they were actually bears, their creative animal name person was out to lunch,