Category Archives: Sloth bear

Saving Baloo: Zoo Boise’s Work With Sloth Bears

Commonly attributed as the character “Baloo” in The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling, the sloth bear has a long history alongside humans.  Unfortunately, its history outside of children’s novels hasn’t been so heartwarming. Dating back to the 13th century, sloth … Continue reading

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