Think sloths are cute? How about when they crawl into a latrine and eat your poop?

Sloths are usually depicted as cute fuzzy animals that spend lazy days lounging around trees eating leaves. But, according to this paper, those cuddly sloths have a dark side: some of them like to climb into latrines and scarf the slurry of human waste found inside. “The first observation of the unusual feeding habit took place on 3 November 2001. At around 2000 h, a sloth was detected hanging underneath the wooden bars of our latrine. It was scooping with one hand from the semi-liquid manure co

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