PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The National Aviary is making room for an adorable, slow-moving new guest.
A baby Linnaeus two-toed sloth will be landing at Allegheny County Airport Monday afternoon, before heading to his permanent home in Pittsburgh.READ MORE: Haiti Gang That Kidnapped U.S. Missionaries Seeks $1 Million Ransom Per Person
A statement from the National Aviary says that the sloth will “play an integral role in outreach and education programs and as an ambassador for rainforest species.”READ MORE: Pitt Faculty Members Vote To Unionize, Forming One Of The Largest New Unions In U.S.
After a brief press conference at the airport Monday afternoon, the baby sloth will be ushered to the Aviary, where he will be visible to the public beginning on Feb. 12 through the Avian Care Center.MORE NEWS: Fallen Branch Kills Hiker At Mohican State Park In Ohio
Check KDKA.com on Monday afternoon for pictures of our new friend!