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It’s a dark day in the United States. Here are some pictures of sloths.

August 4, 2019

Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado offered a message of support to the United States following Saturday morning’s mass shooting that left 20 people dead and many more injured.

“We express our condolences to the United States in the face of the unfortunate events in El Paso, Texas,” he Tweeted. “In times when hate, division and violence emerge, our response must be the search for peace.”

Hours later, a second gunman killed nine people and injured dozens in Dayton, Ohio.

While this news doesn’t directly affect Costa Rica, many Tico Times readers (and our staff) either live in or have ties to the United States.

From our office in San José, we wish all of you a safe and peaceful Sunday.

Pippin the sloth in Costa Rica
Pippin the sloth. Photo via Toucan Rescue Ranch.

 

Two-toed sloth in Costa Rica
Happy Father's Day from all of us at Toucan Rescue Ranch and The Tico Times! Via Toucan Rescue Rach.

 

Kids Saving the Rainforest, Costa Rica
A sloth giving love to its stuffed animal, a monkey, at the Kids Saving the Rainforest center in Costa Rica. Via Janine Licare Photography
baby sloth
Anakin the sloth relaxing in the grass with his favorite blanket. Courtesy of Sam Trull
Goldie - the 2018 champion! (Alissa Grosskopf / The Tico Times)

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