An Illustrious Early Morning Visitor

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Good Morning!!

Look who came for breakfast yesterday!!
A Two-Toed Tree Sloth Climbed in To Say “Hi”

Weighing in at about 20 pound, usually staying in the tops
of the trees, he climbed down for a quick visit, before he went back
to his natural habitat:)

A very rare appearance in our backyard! We are more used to seeing the 5-clawed
Indoor Albino Rug Sloth in our Home:):)
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29 Responses to An Illustrious Early Morning Visitor

  1. swadharma9 says:

    what a blessing was given to you! ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ take all the time you need; no hurry, no worry. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ no need to rush forward into activity; contemplation will get you there gracefully.๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ

    so actually you are offering us a โ€œcontact blessingโ€, just as the old days brought โ€œcontact highsโ€ ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผโค๏ธ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ wonderful!!๐Ÿค—๐Ÿฆ‹๐ŸŽˆ

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    • I love that comparison J.!! Yes a “Contact Blessing” Perfect!! It truly was a blessing and a gift and as you say, Mr. Sloth in his slow -mo graceful swing through life, can teach us so much:) I thought of your spider visitor and now, my sloth guest…He just stayed low to the ground a short while..but he was definitely observing we were observing him…Another Inter species Close Encounter of the Natural Kind:):) A Blessing indeed!!โค๏ธ๐Ÿค—๐ŸŒน๐Ÿฆ‹๐Ÿ•ท๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐ŸŽˆ

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  2. Linda Bass says:

    “… the 5-clawed Indoor Albino Rug Sloth…”
    Grateful for your visitor and the giant smile!

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  3. Wow ๐Ÿ˜ฎ Thatโ€™s so cool.

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  4. daleinnis says:

    Haha I love this! What a strange slow beautiful visitor. And your five-toed indoor one is adorable too. ๐Ÿ˜ธ

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    • Haha yes..both quite rare in their own right:) Thank you Dale for appreciating the beauty of inter-species contact:) We wiil plant some of his favorite trees for leaf eating..Guarumos


  5. KK says:

    I loved your early morning visitor. Illustrious indeed! And blessings too.๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ™

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  6. Oh whoa, you were lucky to have such an adorable visitor, and are very luck to have an even fluffier kitty.

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  7. stolzyblog says:

    I’ve long wondered what these things do when a predator arrives… do they have 2nd gear? ๐Ÿ™‚ Great little slice of nature.

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    • Thank you for commenting..They have few natural predators..maybe, jaguars and big cats and Eagles will try to prey on the young, but a full grown sloth, even if he slowly embeds his 5 inch claws into an enemy, is respected. Their greatest survival tactic is their slow movements and their camouflage techniques.

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  8. This is such a cute video! I want to apologize to you, Karima, for the comments that a couple of people on WordPress made to you on one of my posts. The woman had some valid questions and concerns, but the man was just outright cruel, and I told him so. Please don’t stop visiting because of a couple of bozos.

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  9. Americaoncoffee says:

    I have never seen a creature which such a great smile!

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  10. Navin says:

    Oh wow, how lovely…the slo-mo visitor & the 5-toed fluffy cat โค๏ธ

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  11. Jeff Flesch says:

    Thatโ€™s the coolest video ever, Karima. They move so gracefully and gently. Awesome. โค๏ธ๐Ÿค—๐ŸŒณ

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