Prop Maker Creates Realistic Sloth Costume

May 21, 2018

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This is the adult-sized sloth costume crafted by Berlin-based prop maker Karoline Hinz. It looks like a sloth and is perfect for wearing to work so you have an excuse when your boss asks what the hell is taking so long on that report. Just look at me! You're lucky I even made it to work before it was time to leave.

I am a sculptor/propmaker/costume designer and had the chance to make this lifelike sloth costume last year. How could I resist, sloths being my favorite animals on this planet.


It's a two-layered padded bodysuit, separate movable extended claw-gloves, claw-slippers and of course the head. The face is silicone with punched hair and glass eyes. Give him a hug!

I want one. And I'm not just saying that because my girlfriend loves sloths and it might score me some cuddles, but I don't get nearly enough cuddles in my life. Sometimes I even beg her to let me be little spoon and she just looks at me like I'm a spatula.

Keep going for a bunch more shots.

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Thanks to Allyson S, who agrees the internet will be complete when there's a video of someone wearing this racing somebody in a turtle costume.

  • Melissa Crouch

    I want one. Where can I get one?

  • Bobby Smigel

    I need this!!! I dc what I have to do for it!

  • Rick Thomas

    White supremacist t gesture is unacceptable.

  • ...if anything needs a video, THIS IS IT!!!

  • GeneralDisorder

    Is anyone making rape sloth memes out of these? I can't right now. Working. But soon.

  • Matt Fricke

    Flash Flash, Hundred Yard Dash!

  • Darren McCoy

    He is in there with Kristen Bell. https://youtu.be/t5jw3T3Jy70

  • steve holt

    I'd make one of these but I'm too lazy. Too slothful, if you will.

  • Andyman7714

    So does he actually move as slow as a sloth when in that costume? Must've taken forever to get those pictures.

  • Jenness

    Well this is going to scare the bejeezus out of people

  • TheQiwiMan

    Going for "cute", actually achieved "unsettling".

  • Draco Basileus

    Was it the naked doll in the background that put you over the top?

  • The_Wretched

    Uh, you looked different on your profile.

    It's ok, I made one for you to wear too.

  • Big Dog on Krampus

    you hit us with this nightmare after the spider shitter!?

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