Sloth Behind the Scenes

Meet Chewy the sloth at one Tanganyika's most popular behind-the-scenes experiences! Learn more.

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What to Expect

Have you ever wondered what Tanganyika’s most popular animal experience is? Have you ever searched “sloth encounter near me”? Well, you’ve found it! Our interactive sloth behind-the-scenes experience is a special treat for anyone who encounters it. Guests will get to enter the sloth enclosure while getting the rare opportunity to meet our sloths up close as well as feed, touch, and get photos with them.

Our sloth encounter experience is highly-reviewed and have guests leaving our park with a new favorite animal; a sloth! Chewy, along with the others in our sloth crew have made a lot of friends through this experience and would love the chance to meet you, too. So what are you wanting for? Meet a sloth today!

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Tips to Know

  • Minimum age 3
  • 6 people maximum
  • Anyone under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult
  • Please prepare for humid conditions during the experience
  • Bring a camera! Photos are allowed.
  • Testimonials from Our Visitors

    A Day in the Sloth Behind the Scenes

    Testimonials

    Chewie is the best! I got to meet him as a Mother’s Day gift from my son, best day ever! He looks like he’s having so much fun!

    Elizabeth Hertzing

    We had a wonderful day at Tanganyika Wildlife Park! I took my 8 year old granddaughter on Saturday and we stayed the whole day. We did a behind the scenes Sloth experience and it was very cool! We met Chewy and Molasses. We got to feed them, pet them and have our picture taken with them. Our guide was very knowledgeable and answered all of our questions (and we asked a lot of questions)! It was truly a wonderful experience to see them in person and learn all about them.

    Lisa Bahner

    We had an amazing time at Tanganyika during our recent visit. Every staff member we encountered was kind and helpful. The park is compact and easily navigated. My grandkids were thrilled with how many animals they were able to touch and feed! We scheduled a Sloth Experience during our visit and it was wonderful. We can’t wait to return! #toucheverything

    Renee Hult

    Conservation Corner: Two-toed Sloth

    Deforestation and other forms of habitat destruction remain threats for the sloth. Other human-made threats include power lines and roads. Educating children and adults in the sloths’ home countries about their importance to the ecosystem—and how to treat sloths respectfully—remains a challenge for those who want to help this unique and wonderful creature.