Apr 5, 2023 - Things to Do
Denver Zoo announces name for baby sloth pup
The two-toed sloth pup at the Denver Zoo officially has a name.
What to know: The public contest to name the baby landed on Wicket — a Star Wars Ewok character, officials announced Tuesday.
- "Will the little guy be a rebel, like his fearless Ewok namesake? Only time will tell … but we have sky-high hopes," a zoo official quipped.
Catch up quick: The other names in contention were Rain, inspired by sloths' natural habitat, and Cappuccino, a reference to the color of his coat.
- Those who donated $5 to the zoo were able to cast ballots, and thousands did.
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