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Slothy Sunday: Six months in rehab
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Six months in rehab

Amie Coltman / Toucan Rescue Ranch - March 8, 2020

No, not the rehab you’re thinking of — I mean sloth rehab.  Being a sloth rehabilitation intern at the Toucan Rescue Ranch has been a rollercoaster of…

Costa Rica launches plan to adopt electric buses
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica launches plan to adopt electric buses

AFP and The Tico Times - March 5, 2020

Costa Rica will launch this year a pilot plan to electrify its transportation in buses, with 15 units that will circulate throughout the country, the government and…

Video of sloth giving birth in Costa Rica goes viral
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News
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Video of sloth giving birth in Costa Rica goes viral

The Tico Times - March 4, 2020

A group of lucky tourists in Costa Rica witnessed a rare sight — and video of the special moment quickly spread worldwide. Social-media posts showing a three-fingered…

Slothy Sunday: A moment of appreciation for the two-fingered sloth
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: A moment of appreciation for the two-fingered sloth

The Tico Times - March 1, 2020

Today's edition of Slothy Sunday honors the Hoffman’s two-toed sloth, which, like a leap day, is often forgotten. Costa Rica is home to two sloth species: the…

Costa Rica says it’s the first country in the region with nationwide electric vehicle charging grid
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica says it’s the first country in the region with nationwide electric vehicle charging grid

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 27, 2020

Costa Rica has more than 100 electric car charging stations within its national territory, according to First Lady Claudia Dobles, making the Central American country the first…

New app helping anglers and students fish smarter, not harder
Fishing
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Fishing
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New app helping anglers and students fish smarter, not harder

Todd Staley - February 24, 2020

Since man began taking fish from the ocean, they have used natural occurrences and eventually man-made technology to help them find fish. Before modern fish-finder sonar, grouper…

Slothy Sunday: Onward and upward
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Onward and upward

Duncan Coleman - February 23, 2020

January 26, 11:20 a.m. was the last time I saw Pebbles. Pebbles, the tamandua anteater I had been observing and preparing for release at Toucan Rescue Ranch's…

Tournament in Costa Rica to celebrate women in fishing
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Tournament in Costa Rica to celebrate women in fishing

Todd Staley - February 19, 2020

Samantha Mumford caught her first catfish in the pond at her godmother’s house when she was just 5 years old. That was the beginning of a chain…

Slothy Sunday: Latte and Chispa, a story of sloth love
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Latte and Chispa, a story of sloth love

The Tico Times - February 16, 2020

February 14 in Costa Rica is Día del Amor y la Amistad — the Day of Love and Friendship. More than a romantic holiday, Día del Amor…

Chirripó National Park closed indefinitely starting this weekend
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Chirripó National Park closed indefinitely starting this weekend

The Tico Times - February 14, 2020

Chirripó National Park will be closed "until further notice" beginning on Saturday, Feb. 15, according to the National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC). The reason for the…

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