Fernando the Sloth Archives

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Fernando the Sloth Though he’s slow-moving, the Phoenix Zoo’s 4-year-old two-toed sloth is quickly achieving celebrity status. Fernando recently went viral on the video-sharing site Cameo, where people pay for personalized shout-outs from famous personalities such as Snoop Dogg and Brett Favre. Derrick Mains The president of Phat Scooters is putting Arizona on the map one electric scooter at a time. The Phoenix-based brand recently signed a contract for a six-episode segment on international streaming...

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Many Valley residents miss feeding the giraffes, getting up close and personal with the goats and other exciting animal encounters at the Phoenix Zoo. Guests aren’t the only ones that miss that connection. The animals noticed the absence of people in the park, so the zoo’s staff stepped in to give the animals extra attention. The zoo temporarily shut its doors to the public in mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic. “That is our busiest...

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