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…

Slothy Sunday: At home in the water
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Slothy Sunday: At home in the water

The Tico Times - March 3, 2019

Did you know that sloths are amazing swimmers? Sloths can move up to three times faster in the water than they can on land. This story was…

Slothy Sunday: A lazy, sunny afternoon
Sloth kong
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Sloth kong
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Slothy Sunday: A lazy, sunny afternoon

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 24, 2019

Here at The Tico Times, we know news can sometimes feel overwhelming and disheartening. That's why, each Sunday, we post a photo of an adorable sloth in…

Slothy Sundays: Keeping an eye out
Environment & Wildlife
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Environment & Wildlife
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Slothy Sundays: Keeping an eye out

The Tico Times - February 10, 2019

Did you know that sloths can turn their heads almost all the way around? A sloth can turn its head up to 270 degrees, looking almost completely…

Slothy Sunday: Sloths, sloths everywhere
Environment & Wildlife
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Environment & Wildlife
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Slothy Sunday: Sloths, sloths everywhere

The Tico Times - February 3, 2019

Did you know that sloths are some of the most common mammals in the rain forest? hough spotting a wild sloth can be a challenge (they live…

Slothy Sundays: A dangerous dump
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Slothy Sundays: A dangerous dump

The Tico Times - January 27, 2019

Sloths have little reason to leave the safety of the rain forest canopy, but once a week the sluggish mammals descend to the base of their favorite…

Slothy Sundays: A topsy-turvy world
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Slothy Sundays: A topsy-turvy world

The Tico Times - January 20, 2019

Did you know that sloths spend 90 percent of their time upside down? Equipping wild sloths with backpacks that track their movements, a researcher in Costa Rica…

Costa Rica
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The Tico Times Weekly Digest: Dec. 24, 2018

Alexander Villegas - December 24, 2018

It's Christmastime in Costa Rica. 🎄🇨🇷🎄 In this special weekly digest, we talk about some end-of-year Costa Rican traditions and introduce you to the newest Tico Times family…

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