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Slothy Sunday: Aren’t sloths amazing?!
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Aren’t sloths amazing?!

Amie Coltman / Toucan Rescue Ranch - October 6, 2019

My name is Amie Coltman, I am studying wildlife conservation at the University of Salford, and I am a Sloth Rehabilitation Intern at the Toucan Rescue Ranch.…

Slothy Sunday: Saving sloths together update
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Saving sloths together update

Sam Trull / The Sloth Institute - September 8, 2019

Every month, I visit the Toucan Rescue Ranch Release Site in Sarapiquí to check on the progress of the sloths in our Saving Sloths Together program. Most…

The fastest sloth wins
Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day
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The fastest sloth wins

Alissa Grosskopf - October 26, 2018

The Sloth Ironman Games 2018 hosted by the Toucan Rescue Ranch are coming to an end. Throughout the week the sloths were competing in different games like…

Right of reply: Lawyer for former vets of Sloth Sanctuary
Animal welfare
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Animal welfare
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Right of reply: Lawyer for former vets of Sloth Sanctuary

Gabriel Lizama - August 24, 2016

Editor’s note: In Costa Rica, any party who feels they have been the subject of incorrect or false information in a news publication has a legal right…

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?

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…

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

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…

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

The Tico Times - 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"]…

High-tech backpacks key to saving baby sloths
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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High-tech backpacks key to saving baby sloths

The Tico Times - September 6, 2014

Long before a teary-eyed Kristen Bell professed her love for sloths on daytime television, catapulting the slow-moving creature into Internet superstardom, the sloth may have been one…

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