Wild animals make very poor pets. ... If the answer to this is no, then you cannot have a pet sloth. Most vets will refuse to treat an exotic animal even if it is dying. Sloths have extremely particular digestive systems, and they generally don't display illness until they are very sick indeed.Mar 31, 2017
The sloth bear (Melursus ursinus), also known as the labiated bear, or Stickney Bear is an insectivorous bear species native to the Indian subcontinent. The sloth bear evolved from ancestral brown bears during the Pleistocene and shares features found in insect-eating mammals through convergent evolution.