As to the actual keeping of a Sloth not to brag but I totally got out of bed today shirt, you will have to ask yourself if you are up to it. Proper food and a humane habitat are one thing. Also, they are considered famously docile to the point of being cute but their prehistoric ancestors were thought to be nasty when provoked. Think of that big, mellow dude who summarily flattens a guy who has been trying to pick a fight with him. One swipe of those big claws and you could be done for. State legislatures vary in their approaches to exotic animals. My state, Nevada, recently considered stronger restrictions on exotics, but as I understand it the bill went nowhere and the state is still one of the least restrictive. So you will want to do your due diligence on state and local laws.
Sloths are kind of new to charismatic megafauna status Sloth not to brag but I totally got out of bed today shirt. Think it over and be very thorough before you launch into something. You could be setting yourself up for a rip-off if you try to arrange to import a sloth. Exotic animal dealers don’t have stellar reputations, although some may be ethical, relatively speaking. Nevada also has a number of facilities for rescue exotic animals that their owners could no longer handle sometimes the rescue facility can’t even handle them, and you don’t want your charge to end up in one.