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The Odysea Aquarium In Arizona Will Have An Adorable Sloth Encounter This Weekend

Are you ready to fall in love? We're not talking about finding a soulmate but rather meeting one of the world's most adorable creatures. This weekend the Odysea Aquarium in Arizona is offering limited time sloth encounters.

It's going to be major cuteness overload. On January 25 and 26, Arizona's largest aquarium will give you the chance to learn and meet with the most adorable two-toed mammal, Squidney. 

Since this is an add-on experience, you'll need to purchase a $37.95 general admission ticket plus the $59.95 sloth encounter for a total of $97.90 per adult. 

There are two time slots to choose from. One at 11:15 a.m. and the other at 1:45 p.m. So you can grab a late brunch with friends and then meet up at the marine exhibit after.

You can expect to learn about Squidney and her species, what threatens them, and how to protect these beautiful creatures. 

Since you'll be able to feed her and see what she feels like, the aquarium doesn't permit hanging jewelry like earrings, necklaces, and bracelets. 

The entire experience will take about 30 to 40 minutes. 

When you're done learning about sloths, you can walk around and see all of the other critters that call the aquarium home.

There are a variety of animals to see ranging from penguins, sea turtles, sharks, sea lions, and more. 

For a limited time, you can also see one of the largest alligators in the country. His name is Mighty Mike and he weighs in at 800 pounds! 

Whether you're a lover of sloths or want to see some other adorable creatures, this encounter will give you the best of both worlds. 

Sloth Encounter at Odysea Aquarium

Price: $59.95 for the encounter plus a $37.95 General Admission ticket for a total of $97.90 per adult

When: Saturday, January 25 and Sunday, January 26 at 11:15 a.m. and 1:45 p.m.

Address: 9500 East Vía de Ventura Suite A-100, Scottsdale, AZ

Why You Need To Go: You can feed and meet a sloth named Squidney. 


The cover photo on the right was used for illustrative purposes only. 

We strongly advise that before you go visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security and animal rights. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment and the animals.

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