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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?

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…

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"]…

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

Lindsay Fendt - 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…

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…

VIDEO: Will the sloth sink or swim?
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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VIDEO: Will the sloth sink or swim?

Zach Dyer - May 26, 2014

We now know what a sloth looks like swimming, thanks to this "world-first" video from the Sloth Sanctuary posted by The Daily Mail. And not just from above, oh…

Archive
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Costa Rican Sloth Sanctuary featured on new Animal Planet series

Lindsay Fendt - November 29, 2013

Sloths have certainly been getting their share of attention in pop culture lately. From Kristen Bell's complete sloth meltdown to the now popular sloth astronaut meme, the…

Archive
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An adorable visit to the sloth sanctuary

Chris Rey - November 16, 2012

As our trio stepped off of the rickety bus on Highway 36, we were greeted with the humid Caribbean air. We headed south past an elderly Tica…

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