15 Cute Sloths To Bring a Smile to Your Day

Sloths are known for spending most of their time hanging from branches and moving slowly.

There are several species of sloths. Some have three toes, while others have two.

Enjoy these cute sloth photos!

Three Toed Sloth

Cute Sloth laying on branch
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This sloth was captured resting on top of branch.

Cute Brown Sloth

Cute Sloth Looking at Camera
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Just like with other animals, the colors and markings of sloths varies.

Hanging on a Branch

Cute Sloth Hanging from Branch
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Sloths hang upside down to eat fresh leaves.

On The Ground

Cute Sloth on the Ground
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This cute sloth is moving slowing across the ground.

Smiling Sloth

Cute Sloth Hanging from Branch
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I’ve wondered if sloths actually smile or if their mouth naturally forms a smile shape.

Hello There

Cute Sloth Hanging from Branch
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Another cute sloth looking at the camera.

Two Toed Sloth

Cute Sloth Hanging from Branch
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This brown sloth has only two toes on its front legs.

Sleeping Sloth

Cute Sloth Looking at Camera
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Is there anything cuter than a sleeping sloth?

A Sloth

Cute Sloth Looking at Camera
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This sloth’s markings around its eyes, reminds me of a raccoon.

Cute Sloth

Cute Sloth Looking at Camera
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Another sloth that looks happy.

Cozy Hanging on a Branch

Cute Sloth Hanging from Branch
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This sloth looks like it may be sleeping. It’s hard to tell.

Sloth with Baby

Cute Sloth Hanging from Branch with Baby
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An adorable baby sloth resting, presumably with its mom.

Tongue Like a Cat

Cute Sloth Hanging from Branch
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When a cat sticks it’s tongue out just a little bit it’s called a blep. It seems that sloths can do this too.

Greenish Sloth

Cute Sloth Hanging from Branch
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A Brown-throated three-toed sloth.

Silly Sloth

Cute Sloth Hanging from Branch
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This sloth looks mischievous.

More Cute Animals

Tortoise cat
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Cats are my personal favorite.

Cute Dogs

Cute Dog
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Dogs are cute too!

Funny Animal Memes

Animal Memes - Suspicious
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Enjoy some animal-themed memes!

Shark Memes

Shark Meme - No Alone Time for Momes
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Sharks can be scary, but also cute!

Turtle Memes

Turtle Meme - Shell Life slow living
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Turtles are great for memes.

 

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Heidi Bender is a writer and author who founded Tons of Thanks. Her goal is to help people write thank you notes by providing  examples examples and tips. She is the author of A Modern Guide to Writing Thank-You Notes.