How To Potty Train a Sloth

a 2-toed sloth at the Jaguar Rescue Centre in ...House training household pets, like dogs, is a lot of work. But with multiple daily bathroom needs, you’re given plenty of opportunity to properly train them.

However, the caretakers at the Aviarios del Caribe sloth sanctuary in Costa Rica, have their work cut out for them. Sloths only go to the bathroom once a week. So “Potty Training” them kind of becomes a big event where everyone, caretakers and sloths, need to be focused.

In this video, Clare, Chief Sloth Wrangler at the sloth sanctuary, explains what her and her team have to go through when potty training baby sloths. Our favorite quote: “You can take a sloth to the poo pole, but you can’t make him poo.” Enjoy!

How To Potty Train a Sloth


How To Potty Train a Sloth