Wednesday 7 December 2016

Edward the baby sloth making best friends with a teddy bear is the cutest thing you'll see today

Published 02/08/2015 | 14:49

Edward
Edward" after his impressive Edward Scissorhands-like claws being hand-reared with the help of a special teddy bear at London Zoo
Kelly-Anne Kelleher with a baby sloth named "Edward" after his impressive Edward Scissorhands-like claws at London Zoo
A baby sloth named "Edward" after his impressive Edward Scissorhands-like claws being bottle fed with goat's milk at London Zoo
Two-toed baby sloth Edward Scissorhands lies on a teddy bear in this handout photograph taken at London Zoo
Two-toed baby sloth Edward Scissorhands yawns in this handout photograph taken at London Zoo

Friendships come in all sorts of unlikely shapes and sizes.

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But few are as adorable as Edward the seven-week-old sloth who has befriended an equally cute teddy bear (we only know he is special to Edward, he hasn't been named yet).

Edward lives at London Zoo and zookeeper Kelly-Anne Kelleher has taken on the role of his surrogate mother after his biological mother stopped producing milk and is now unable to care for him.

We sense a Disney movie coming along.

A baby sloth named
A baby sloth named "Edward" after his impressive Edward Scissorhands-like claws being bottle fed with goat's milk at London Zoo
Kelly-Anne Kelleher with a baby sloth named
Kelly-Anne Kelleher with a baby sloth named "Edward" after his impressive Edward Scissorhands-like claws at London Zoo
Two-toed baby sloth Edward Scissorhands lies on a teddy bear in this handout photograph taken at London Zoo
Two-toed baby sloth Edward Scissorhands lies on a teddy bear in this handout photograph taken at London Zoo
Two-toed baby sloth Edward Scissorhands yawns in this handout photograph taken at London Zoo
Two-toed baby sloth Edward Scissorhands yawns in this handout photograph taken at London Zoo

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