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The Sloth Photo Bomb!

Sloth Photobomb

For sure, the best photo bomb of the year to date! (And yes, to the very best of our knowledge this is not a piece of Photoshop trickery!)

A group of young people, on an International Student Volunteers expedition in Costa Rica, were posing for a group photo when this unexpected face suddenly dropped into view from a tree branch.

“There was a big group of us helping cut paths in the jungle,” 44-year-old anthropologist and tour guide Manuel Ramirez said.

“I thought it would be nice to take a group shot. As I looked through the camera lens I could see something creeping in to the frame.

“When I realized it was a baby sloth I clicked the button as fast as I could, not that he was going anywhere fast.

“I thought it was too good a picture opportunity and so rather than move I just took the picture with him in it. None of us will ever forget the trip, especially when we look back at this picture.”

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The volunteer group came together from across the world to help cut paths in the dense woodland to allow researchers to get around.

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