PHOTOS: Sloth rescued from side of highway

Photo: The Ecuador Highway Commission Facebook Page

QUEVEDO, Ecuador (WATE) – The Ecuador Highway Commission released photos of a sloth clinging for its life to a guard rail. The sloth was found trying to cross a recently opened highway in Quevedo, Ecuador.

Police in Ecuador posted pictures of the incident to their Facebook page saying they took the rescued sloth to a veterinarian. They said the veterinarian determined it was in good condition to be returned to its habitat.

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“We are grateful to all those people who were interested in the health of the animal,” said police. “We will continue to support these kind of cases, along with collaboration with citizens. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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