You Can Have An Up Close Encounter With Sloths At This Mississippi Zoo

Sloths are so freaking adorable! It’s a shame that most zoos prohibit visitors from touching and holding the lovable creatures. Luckily, though, the Hattiesburg Zoo isn’t one of those zoos. In fact, the zoo actually invites visitors to come hold, feed, and learn all about sloths by taking part in its Sloth Experience. Take a look:

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Hattiesburg Zoo is located at 107 S 17th Ave., Hattiesburg, MS 39401. For more information, call (601) 545-4576. You can also visit the zoo’s website or Facebook page.

So, ever been to this zoo? Did you do the Sloth Experience? Tell us in the comments section.

This isn’t the only place you can have an up close encounter with wildlife. Read about another here.