"Oh, she's just so beautiful! Oh my goodness! Hi, precious!" That was just a small part of Catie Wayne's adorable reaction to meeting Buttercup the sloth. And while this may not be groundbreaking news, the video of their meeting is sure to brighten your day.
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Eight months old baby sloth Camillo yawns as he is pictured on May 17, 2011 at the zoo in Halle, eastern Germany. In the wild, sloths live mainly in tropical rainforests of Central and South America. AFP PHOTO WALTRAUD GRUBITZSCH GERMANY OUT (Photo credit should read WALTRAUD GRUBITZSCH/AFP/Getty Images)
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It was Catie's first time ever meeting a sloth, and she could not have been more excited. In between her squeals, Buttercup even reached out to Catie -- but to Catie's dismay, she couldn't reach back.
"When somebody touches them or tries to reach for them, they panic, but it's internal," explained Judy Avey-Arroyo, the Founder of the Sloth Sanctuary of Costa Rica (where Catie was visiting).
Despite not being able to touch Buttercup, Catie's love for sloths only grew during her encounter. In fact, she says, "If you guys can make it here to the Sloth Sanctuary of Costa Rica, please do, because it's really an absolute privilege to see these creatures in person."