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Mom Sloth Bear at National Zoo Eats Two of Her Cubs, Loses Right to Raise the Third

Doug Mataconis
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Doug Mataconis held a B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University and J.D. from George Mason University School of Law. He joined the staff of OTB in May 2010 and contributed a staggering 16,483 posts before his retirement in January 2020. He passed far too young in July 2021.


  1. al-Ameda says:

    but … she can still eat the 3rd, right?

  2. grumpy realist says:

    Ooooo….that’s gonna make PETA mad!

  3. OzarkHillbilly says:

    Ooooooohhhh oooohhhh oooohh mememememem meeee next…. puleeeeeze??????

  4. Franklin says:

    Oh, the irony. An animal being kept in the zoo had rights?

  5. Neil Hudelson says:

    Just another example of OBAMA’S AMERICA protecting the sloth class. If these lazy sloths want to kill of their own, that just means less sloths in the future lying around, soaking up the benefits from the producer class’s (tigers) hard work.