Sloth Encounter

Get up close with our fuzzy, adorable sloth!

Valentino, the National Aviary’s two-toed sloth, is awaiting your visit!  You’ll have the opportunity to touch the sloth, feed the sloth, and take photos of this memorable experience.  Valentino’s trainers will provide insight into his care and upbringing, and help you to learn more about sloths and the importance of conserving them in the wild.



Information and Pricing

$150 per person + general admission for non-members. National Aviary members always receive free general admission.

Ages 5 and up. Children 16 and under must be accompanied by a paying adult. Group size limited to eight people.

Advance registration guarantees your experience. Same-day registration is based on program availability and cannot be guaranteed.  Programs may sell out early for holidays and special weekends.

Please call 412-258-9445 to register. Tickets for special encounters are non-refundable and non-transferrable to a different day/time.