Podcast: Why Are Sloths So Cute?
by Ryan Schleeter
December 4, 2015
Check out episode six of Completely Optional Knowledge, the podcast that answers questions you never knew you had. Some things in life are #CompletelyOptional — satisfying your curiosity doesn’t have to be one of them.
Sloths don’t really “do” a lot, and yet they’ve managed to win our hearts time and again. Admitted sloth enthusiast Brooke Ziebell wants to know what’s behind the emotions these cute critters manage to conjure. Yale’s Oriana Aragon, a research psychologist and expert on human emotions, has our answer. That’s right — even science thinks sloths are cute.
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