32-year-old sloth at Buffalo Zoo dies

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A Linne’s two-toed sloth who lived more than twice as long as the average animal has died.

Ethel arrived at the Buffalo Zoo in 1987 and lived to be 32 years old. She died on Tuesday.

On average, Linne’s two-toed sloths live to be around 15.

The Buffalo Zoo says Ethel “was a guest favorite” and “will be greatly missed.”

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