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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Slothy Sunday: A baby sloth is born

For this story, we’re going all the way back to 2014.

When Sam Trull put her hands on the belly of the mother sloth she could feel it move, just like a human baby.

Trull, the wildlife coordinator for the Kids Saving the Rainforest wildlife sanctuary in Manuel Antonio, on the central Pacific coast, was conducting a routine inspection of the three-toed sloth, which had fallen out of a tree on the grounds of the Parador Hotel, when she felt the sloth was pregnant. The animal was in bad shape: She was having seizures and struggling to move her limbs.

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