A 5-Month-Old Baby And A Sloth Are Best Friends Forever

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Meet Alia and her sloth friend Daisy. They met when Alia when she was only 2 days old. They have been BFFs ever since.

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It’s almost impossible to separate them.

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They even wear matching head bands.

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Owning odd animals is pretty normal for Julia and Jason Heckthorn. Before they had their baby Alia, they already owned a kangaroo, and an anteater, sugar gliders and a cat. 

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The Heckathron family has never had an issues with the two playing together.

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The couple adopted the sloth before they knew they were pregnant. But they seem to enjoy doing the same activities.

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Like napping.

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“I believe that the events happened as God planned them. I guess he knew we could handle the work of two babies at the same time, and that it would great for the to grow up together,” she Julia. 

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“When Alia and Daisy sit next to each other, Daisy sniffs Alia while Alia nuzzles into Daisy’s soft fur. They are so sweet together.” 

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Julia does children’s illustration and incorporates her pets and daughter into her books. The books are mainly about teaching children about the importance of the environment. 

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You can read the books and find out more about their family here.

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