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Costa Rica appoints climate change director as new Environment Minister
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Costa Rica appoints climate change director as new Environment Minister

AFP and The Tico Times - August 26, 2020

Andrea Meza, who has been director of climate change for the Costa Rican government since 2015, was appointed Tuesday as Environment Minister, replacing the outgoing Carlos Manuel…

At San Lucas Island, Costa Rica creates its 30th national park
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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At San Lucas Island, Costa Rica creates its 30th national park

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 24, 2020

Costa Rica on Monday celebrated the 50th anniversary of its national parks system by creating another national park. During a ceremony at Casa Presidencial, President Carlos Alvarado…

Manuel Antonio National Park now offers online tickets
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Costa Rica
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Manuel Antonio National Park now offers online tickets

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 24, 2020

Purchasing tickets to Costa Rica’s most popular national park is getting easier. The National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC) announced this month that it has implemented an…

Slothy Sunday: Meet Amalur, one of Toucan Rescue Ranch’s youngest sloths
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Meet Amalur, one of Toucan Rescue Ranch’s youngest sloths

Toucan Rescue Ranch - August 23, 2020

Meet Amalur. Amalur is an orphaned two-fingered sloth (Choloepus Hoffmanni) in Toucan Rescue Ranch's care. She is one of our youngest orphaned sloths at the moment. Found…

Watch: Hundreds of baby sea turtles released in Limón
Environment
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Environment
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Watch: Hundreds of baby sea turtles released in Limón

The Tico Times - August 16, 2020

More than 300 baby sea turtles were released this month by a conservation group in Moín, Limón. The "Project for the Conservation of Sea Turtles in Playa…

Slothy Saturday: Happy Mother’s Day from this momma sloth
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Saturday: Happy Mother’s Day from this momma sloth

The Tico Times - August 15, 2020

While we here at The Tico Times usually publish sloth photos on Sundays, today we're celebrating a day early. Janet Sandi, Animal Care Coordinator at Toucan Rescue…

Slothy Sunday: Though the journey may be difficult, keep climbing
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Though the journey may be difficult, keep climbing

The Tico Times - August 9, 2020

Last week, we introduced you to Lola, a sloth that traveled more than an hour under the hood of a truck. If you didn't see the story,…

Slothy Sunday: Meet Lola, the sloth that traveled 65 km in a truck engine
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Meet Lola, the sloth that traveled 65 km in a truck engine

Zara Palmer / Toucan Rescue Ranch - August 2, 2020

[caption id="attachment_136567" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Photo via Toucan Rescue Ranch.[/caption] Everyone meet Lola la Trailera. She is an adult two-fingered sloth that hitched a ride with a truck…

Slothy Sunday: Seeing the world from a different perspective
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Seeing the world from a different perspective

The Tico Times - July 26, 2020

Happy Slothy Sunday from all of us at The Tico Times and Toucan Rescue Ranch! Unlike most animals, sloths are built to hang upside-down. They have a…

Slothy Sunday: Spot the difference: 2-toed vs 3-toed sloths
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Spot the difference: 2-toed vs 3-toed sloths

Katie Grant - July 19, 2020

Sloths are split into two family groups: two-toed sloths and three-toed sloths. Here in Costa Rica, we have two species, one from each family group: the Hoffman’s…