Costa Rican sloths in documentary Meet the Sloths
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Documentary sloths become internet sensation

2 March 2012 Last updated at 09:28 GMT

Sloths in Costa Rica have become an internet sensation, after appearing in a documentary.

Clips from Meet the Sloths were put on YouTube by film-maker, Lucy Cooke, and have been viewed by almost seven million people.

She told Breakfast the sloths have a celebrity following, with Ashton Kutcher, Ricky Gervais and Jonathan Ross tweeting about the cute creatures.