Parents' Guide to

Meet the Sloths

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Sweet sloth sanctuary series focuses on sick, hurt animals.

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age 3+

Based on 1 parent review

age 3+

This show teaches you how to treat Wild animals as pets...

This show is an absolute joke! The "science" they use is fales. And they treat this animals like helpless creatures that cannot use their instincts. They treat Them like pets, touches them, hugs, kisses and project human feelings into the animals. If your kid is 1-2 fine, cause this is nothing but an real life Cartoon. I mean... They get surpriced if the sloths get pregnant, but keeps male and females together... I mean come on. And they dont feed Them the right food.... Disaster as a documentary... It might look cute.. But if you know anything about animals you can see this is bad

Is It Any Good?

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Meet the Sloths offers lots of information about sloths, whose cute facial features, slow, graceful movements, and unique digestive patterns make them entertaining to watch. It also reveals some of the challenges that come with taking care of them, especially when they're ill or have birth defects that can lead to their demise. Details about some of the experiments conducted on the animals also are offered.

It's fun and interesting, but the series also serves as a publicity vehicle for the sanctuary, which is part of a family-owned tourist attraction. Also controversial is the fact that the sanctuary rehabilitates and releases very few sloths back into the wild. But the show goes far to help viewers understand many of the human and environmental threats to these animals and some of the efforts being made to help them.

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