Look at that face and tell me you wouldn't come to this sloth's rescue if it needed you. Of course you would. Not only that, but I'd be willing to bring it home to live at my house. Keep in mind, I know absolutely zero about sloth care and maintenance, but whatever, sloths are really cute, and I'm sure it would be no problem at all (the previous words were obviously written by my daughter Molly, who, if she had her way, would turn our home into a sloth-haven.)

She'll have to settle for being an Ecuadorian police officer. They recently came to the rescue of a sloth that found itself frightened and confused very near to some heavy traffic:

Okay, okay. I see her point on the cuteness factor. If you're going for cute, unusual animals though...you've got to go with the Slow Loris:


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