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Slothy Sunday: Meet Amalur, one of Toucan Rescue Ranch’s youngest sloths
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Meet Amalur, one of Toucan Rescue Ranch’s youngest sloths

Toucan Rescue Ranch - August 23, 2020

Meet Amalur. Amalur is an orphaned two-fingered sloth (Choloepus Hoffmanni) in Toucan Rescue Ranch's care. She is one of our youngest orphaned sloths at the moment. Found…

Costa Rican police launch ‘massive operation’ against illegal gold mining at Crucitas
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican police launch ‘massive operation’ against illegal gold mining at Crucitas

AFP - August 21, 2020

Costa Rican authorities seized gold bars, money and drugs on Thursday in a "massive operation" against a network dedicated to the purchase of illegally mined gold —…

Slothy Saturday: Happy Mother’s Day from this momma sloth
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Saturday: Happy Mother’s Day from this momma sloth

The Tico Times - August 15, 2020

While we here at The Tico Times usually publish sloth photos on Sundays, today we're celebrating a day early. Janet Sandi, Animal Care Coordinator at Toucan Rescue…

Slothy Sunday: Though the journey may be difficult, keep climbing
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Though the journey may be difficult, keep climbing

The Tico Times - August 9, 2020

Last week, we introduced you to Lola, a sloth that traveled more than an hour under the hood of a truck. If you didn't see the story,…

Costa Rica’s cleanest beaches get blue flags
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s cleanest beaches get blue flags

The Tico Times - August 5, 2020

A total of 135 beaches along the Caribbean and Pacific coasts will begin displaying blue flags to let visitors know that they are among the cleanest in…

Slothy Sunday: Meet Lola, the sloth that traveled 65 km in a truck engine
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Meet Lola, the sloth that traveled 65 km in a truck engine

Zara Palmer / Toucan Rescue Ranch - August 2, 2020

[caption id="attachment_136567" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Photo via Toucan Rescue Ranch.[/caption] Everyone meet Lola la Trailera. She is an adult two-fingered sloth that hitched a ride with a truck…

Slothy Sunday: Seeing the world from a different perspective
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Seeing the world from a different perspective

The Tico Times - July 26, 2020

Happy Slothy Sunday from all of us at The Tico Times and Toucan Rescue Ranch! Unlike most animals, sloths are built to hang upside-down. They have a…

Slothy Sunday: Spot the difference: 2-toed vs 3-toed sloths
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Spot the difference: 2-toed vs 3-toed sloths

Katie Grant - July 19, 2020

Sloths are split into two family groups: two-toed sloths and three-toed sloths. Here in Costa Rica, we have two species, one from each family group: the Hoffman’s…

Slothy Sunday: Osa, a true ‘Oso Perezoso’
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Osa, a true ‘Oso Perezoso’

Denise Gillen - July 12, 2020

Looks can be deceiving, as those of us who work with sloths can tell you. This is especially true with Hoffman's Two-Fingered sloths, the lesser-known of the…

Slothy Sunday: The shocking truth about sloth electrocutions
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: The shocking truth about sloth electrocutions

Andrés Sáenz Bräutigam - July 5, 2020

Sometimes, trouble finds itself in the heights of the Costa Rican canopy. Picture yourself slowly moving upside down through your forest environment when all of a sudden…