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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

Lindsay Fendt - 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
Newsletter
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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?
Animal protection
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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?

Michael Krumholtz - 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

Lindsay Fendt - 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

Lindsay Fendt - 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…

11 little-known sloth facts
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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11 little-known sloth facts

Lindsay Fendt - 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…

Happy International Sloth Day!
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Happy 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

Robert Isenberg - 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…

PHOTOS: Wildlife rescue center saves mother and baby sloths with C-section
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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PHOTOS: Wildlife rescue center saves mother and baby sloths with C-section

Lindsay Fendt - October 8, 2014

When Sam Trull put her hands on the belly of the mother sloth she could feel it move, just like a human baby. [caption id="attachment_49611" align="alignright" width="246"]…

Environment and Wildlife
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VIDEO: Costa Rican sloths to be featured in ‘Sloth Week’

The Tico Times - June 11, 2014

One Costa Rican mammal is creeping its way into the Internet spotlight... very... slowly. That's right, sloths are taking the InterWebs by storm with "Sloth Week," six…

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