Slothy Sundays: Keeping an eye out
Environment & Wildlife
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Environment & Wildlife
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Slothy Sundays: Keeping an eye out

The Tico Times - February 10, 2019

Did you know that sloths can turn their heads almost all the way around? A sloth can turn its head up to 270 degrees, looking almost completely…

Costa Rica
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The Tico Times Weekly Digest: Dec. 24, 2018

Alexander Villegas - December 24, 2018

It's Christmastime in Costa Rica. 🎄🇨🇷🎄 In this special weekly digest, we talk about some end-of-year Costa Rican traditions and introduce you to the newest Tico Times family…

Slothy Sunday
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Pic of the Day
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Slothy Sunday

Alissa Grosskopf - November 11, 2018

There is nothing better than a lazy – or should I say slothy – Sunday, enjoying some food in between naps. Check out our story about the 2018 Sloth…

Goldie takes 2018 Sloth Ironman title, but all the animals at Toucan Rescue Ranch win
Animal protection
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Animal protection
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Goldie takes 2018 Sloth Ironman title, but all the animals at Toucan Rescue Ranch win

Alissa Grosskopf - October 31, 2018

Stretching her legs from one branch to another in slow motion, Goldie couldn’t care less about being 2018 Sloth Ironman Games champion. The young sloth had gathered…

The fastest sloth wins
Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day
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The fastest sloth wins

Alissa Grosskopf - October 26, 2018

The Sloth Ironman Games 2018 hosted by the Toucan Rescue Ranch are coming to an end. Throughout the week the sloths were competing in different games like…

VIDEOS: Ironman ‘competition’ raises funds for orphaned baby sloths
Sloth watch
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Sloth watch
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VIDEOS: Ironman ‘competition’ raises funds for orphaned baby sloths

Katherine Stanley - November 7, 2017

A fundraising drive by the Toucan Rescue Ranch in San Josecito de Heredia, north of San José, is more than halfway to its goal thanks to some very…

Pregnant sloth rescued after falling from a tree
Sloth watch
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Sloth watch
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Pregnant sloth rescued after falling from a tree

The Tico Times - October 20, 2017

Vet tech Larissa Calis of the nonprofit Kids Saving the Rainforest in Manuel Antonio, on Costa Rica's Central Pacific coast, wrote The Tico Times with a sloth rescue…

PHOTOS: Every Costa Rica sloth image you will ever need to see
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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PHOTOS: Every Costa Rica sloth image you will ever need to see

Lindsay Fendt - September 11, 2017

There was a time, not so long ago, when sloths were not considered adorable. That time has now passed and here at The Tico Times we want to…

From a Tico Times reader: a close encounter of the slothful kind
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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From a Tico Times reader: a close encounter of the slothful kind

Tico Times Staff - April 3, 2017

Mary Lou Hill, an English teacher living near San Ramón, Alajuela, contacted The Tico Times on Monday to tell us this story. "I was just finishing my online…

Inside Costa Rica’s Sloth Sanctuary: Horror show or a solution to a complicated issue?
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Animal protection
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Inside Costa Rica’s Sloth Sanctuary: Horror show or a solution to a complicated issue?

Michael Krumholtz - August 1, 2016

CAHUITA, Limón -- There’s an area in the back of Costa Rica’s Sloth Sanctuary that most visitors do not see. More than 100 injured adult sloths are kept in rows…

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