CLEVELAND, Ohio – Cleveland Metroparks Zoo announced the new sloth bear cub will be named Shala.
The cub was the first sloth bear born at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo in 30 years.
Shala is a combination of mom and dad’s name, Shiva and Balawat.
The little girl was born in January.
People were able to vote on the baby’s name by making a donation.
The zoo reports it raised $2400 to support work fighting illegal wildlife trafficking.