A Lonely Pygmy Three-Toed Sloth Crosses Rivers and Climbs Trees In Search of a Perfect Mate

In an absolutely gorgeous clip from the long-awaited series Planet Earth II, the soothing voice of Sir David Attenborough narrates the journey of a lonely pygmy three-toed sloth as he swims across a river and climbs a mangrove tree in search of a perfect mate on the idyllic Isla Escudo de Veraguas.

A pygmy three-toed sloth swims between mangroves on the island of Escudo on the hunt for a mate. The next episode of Planet Earth II, which focuses on Mountains will be in BBC One in the UK at 8pm on Sunday 13th Nov. Check local listings for further information for your country.