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Slothy Sunday: Overcoming adversity
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Overcoming adversity

Denise Gillen / Toucan Rescue Ranch - June 2, 2019

We here at the Toucan Rescue Ranch receive many baby sloths for a variety of reasons. All of them are orphans who have either lost their mothers…

Slothy Sunday: Just hanging out
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Just hanging out

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 26, 2019

Last week, Denise Gillen, a sloth nanny from the Toucan Rescue Ranch, shared the story of Bon Jovi, a sloth that had illegally been sold as a…

Slothy Sunday: For the love of sloths
Animal welfare
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Animal welfare
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Slothy Sunday: For the love of sloths

Denise Gillen / Toucan Rescue Ranch - May 19, 2019

There are thousands of cute sloth photos floating around the internet, and we all love to ooh and aah over every one of them. If you scroll…

Slothy Sunday: The Rescue of Volcano Girl (AKA Anise) a two-fingered sloth
Environment & Wildlife
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Environment & Wildlife
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Slothy Sunday: The Rescue of Volcano Girl (AKA Anise) a two-fingered sloth

The Toucan Rescue Ranch - May 5, 2019

Last December, we received a call from MINAE informing us that they were bringing us an orphaned sloth. It had been found lying in a stream high…

Slothy Sunday: Mom and baby sloth reunited
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Mom and baby sloth reunited

Melody Bomon / The Toucan Rescue Ranch - April 14, 2019

A few weeks ago the Toucan Rescue Ranch and Saving Sloths Together Release Site team received a phone call. “We found a baby sloth,” they said. We…

Slothy Sunday: High-tech backpacks key to saving baby sloths
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: High-tech backpacks key to saving baby sloths

The Tico Times - April 7, 2019

Long before a teary-eyed Kristen Bellprofessed her love for sloths on daytime television, catapulting the slow-moving creature into Internet superstardom, the sloth may have been one of…

Slothy Sunday: A baby sloth is born
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: A baby sloth is born

The Tico Times - March 31, 2019

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…

Slothy Sunday: The death grip
Environment & Wildlife
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Environment & Wildlife
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Slothy Sunday: The death grip

The Tico Times - March 24, 2019

With their long claws and strong muscles, sloths have a powerful grip. Their bodies are so conditioned to hanging from branches that dead sloths have been found…

Environment & Wildlife
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Slothy Sunday: Bringing Oro back into the wild

The Toucan Rescue Ranch - March 17, 2019

How many of you remember Oro the two-fingered sloth? No? Don’t worry, we will refresh everyone’s memory. Oro was rescued in February of 2016. He was found…

Slothy Sunday: Slow movement, slow metabolism
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Slow movement, slow metabolism

The Tico Times - March 10, 2019

Sloths aren't known for moving fast, but their metabolism is also pretty slow. It can take a sloth up to 30 days to digest one leaf. In…

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