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Thursday, May 26, 2022

Video of sloth giving birth in Costa Rica goes viral

Social-media posts showing a three-fingered sloth giving birth went viral this week, earning appearances on National Geographic and on the front page of CNN.

Slothy Sunday: Just hanging out

Bon Jovi is a sloth that had illegally been sold as a pet. 

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

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...

Slothy Sunday: A lazy, sunny afternoon

Each Sunday, we post a photo of an adorable sloth in Costa Rica

Pregnant sloth rescued after falling from a tree

We did an initial checkup, and the size of her belly made us curious. We started to suspect a pregnancy.

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

A Tico Times reader shares the unusual reason she almost lost her internet connection. Only in Costa Rica.

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

When two former veterinarians filed a scathing complaint against the world-renowned Sloth Sanctuary of Costa Rica in Cahuita, it sent shockwaves through the rescue center that founder Judy Avey-Arroyo began 24 years ago.

PHOTOS: Paralyzed baby sloth thrives in Manuel Antonio rescue center

Paralyzed from the waist down, Anakin the orphaned sloth is impressing handlers at his Manuel Antonio rescue center.

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

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 make sure our readers get their fix of super cute sloth photos.
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