To celebrate, we have compiled our favorite sloth art from the Japanese Artist, keigo.
If you live in the great white north, you will be celebrating Thanksgiving this Monday.
Why Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving seven weeks before their American neighbors is a much disputed and slightly confusing history. What should be noted, however, is contrary to popular belief, the Canadians actually celebrated Thanksgiving first.
Basically, Thanksgiving was first celebrated in Canada (and North America) in 1578 by an English explorer by the name of Martin Frobisher. The Pilgrims and Native Americans didn’t have their feast until 1621.
However, it’s said that the indigenous peoples of North America had celebrated the fall harvests with large feasts, ages before any settlers crossed the vast Atlantic pond.
So while historians and patriotic citizens argue over who came up with Thanksgiving first, and why it’s celebrated, one thing stands for certain. Thanksgiving is a day to be grateful for all that you have in your life. Be it a plentiful harvest, a home full of love, or in our case, a world with some sloths.
We love sloths. It’s why we made it our mascot. They leisurely hang from their branches, slowly chewing their food and just watch the world go by. Or they sleep. Essentially, they’re us.
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we would like to share our love of sloths with you, by creating a list of the best sloth-inspired art by the uber-talented Japanese artist, keigo. Be sure to check out more of keigo’s work on his Instagram page, @k5fuwa, for more hilarious animal cartoons, not just sloths!
We hope you enjoy these as much as we do, and share a nice laugh with a friend this holiday season, even if you’re in the U.S.