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VIDEOS: Ironman ‘competition’ raises funds for orphaned baby sloths
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VIDEOS: Ironman ‘competition’ raises funds for orphaned baby sloths

The Tico Times - November 7, 2017

A fundraising drive by the Toucan Rescue Ranch in San Josecito de Heredia, north of San José, is more than halfway to its goal thanks to some very…

Pregnant sloth rescued after falling from a tree
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Sloth watch
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Pregnant sloth rescued after falling from a tree

The Tico Times - October 20, 2017

Vet tech Larissa Calis of the nonprofit Kids Saving the Rainforest in Manuel Antonio, on Costa Rica's Central Pacific coast, wrote The Tico Times with a sloth rescue…

PHOTOS: Every Costa Rica sloth image you will ever need to see
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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PHOTOS: Every Costa Rica sloth image you will ever need to see

The Tico Times - September 11, 2017

There was a time, not so long ago, when sloths were not considered adorable. That time has now passed and here at The Tico Times we want to…

From a Tico Times reader: a close encounter of the slothful kind
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Newsletter
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From a Tico Times reader: a close encounter of the slothful kind

Tico Times Staff - April 3, 2017

Mary Lou Hill, an English teacher living near San Ramón, Alajuela, contacted The Tico Times on Monday to tell us this story. "I was just finishing my online…

Inside Costa Rica’s Sloth Sanctuary: Horror show or a solution to a complicated issue?
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Animal protection
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Inside Costa Rica’s Sloth Sanctuary: Horror show or a solution to a complicated issue?

The Tico Times - August 1, 2016

CAHUITA, Limón -- There’s an area in the back of Costa Rica’s Sloth Sanctuary that most visitors do not see. More than 100 injured adult sloths are kept in rows…

PHOTOS: Paralyzed baby sloth thrives in Manuel Antonio rescue center
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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PHOTOS: Paralyzed baby sloth thrives in Manuel Antonio rescue center

The Tico Times - February 11, 2016

When Anakin, a newly orphaned, weeks old baby sloth, arrived at the Kids Saving the Rainforest rescue center in Manuel Antonio, he seemed weak. At first, the…

PHOTOS: Every Costa Rica sloth image you will ever need to see
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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PHOTOS: Every Costa Rica sloth image you will ever need to see

The Tico Times - October 17, 2015

There was a time, not so long ago, when sloths were not considered adorable. That time has now passed and here at The Tico Times we want to…

Sloths in Costa Rica: 11 Little Known Facts
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Sloths in Costa Rica: 11 Little Known Facts

The Tico Times - October 17, 2015

Since they were first described by naturalists in the 1700s, sloths have been misunderstood. Early scientists described the slow-moving beasts as lazy and useless and believed the…

Costa Rica and International Sloth Day
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Costa Rica and International Sloth Day

The Tico Times - October 17, 2015

Yes, it's that time of year again when we take a day to appreciate -- perhaps worship -- the hairy, slow-moving, adorable creatures that are Costa Rica's…

How Buttercup the sloth became a brand ambassador for American Apparel
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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How Buttercup the sloth became a brand ambassador for American Apparel

The Tico Times - April 23, 2015

“It came out of nowhere,” said Gerald Richardson when asked how Buttercup the sloth has become a celebrity supermodel. For more than three years Richardson has worked…