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Slothy Sunday: High-tech backpacks key to saving baby sloths
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: High-tech backpacks key to saving baby sloths

The Tico Times - April 7, 2019

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

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…

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 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…

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…

Slothy Sunday
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Pic of the Day
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Slothy Sunday

Alissa Grosskopf - November 11, 2018

There is nothing better than a lazy – or should I say slothy – Sunday, enjoying some food in between naps. Check out our story about the 2018 Sloth…

Goldie takes 2018 Sloth Ironman title, but all the animals at Toucan Rescue Ranch win
Animal protection
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Animal protection
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Goldie takes 2018 Sloth Ironman title, but all the animals at Toucan Rescue Ranch win

Alissa Grosskopf - October 31, 2018

Stretching her legs from one branch to another in slow motion, Goldie couldn’t care less about being 2018 Sloth Ironman Games champion. The young sloth had gathered…

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…

VIDEOS: Ironman ‘competition’ raises funds for orphaned baby sloths
Sloth watch
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Sloth watch
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VIDEOS: Ironman ‘competition’ raises funds for orphaned baby sloths

Katherine Stanley - November 7, 2017

A fundraising drive by the Toucan Rescue Ranch in San Josecito de Heredia, north of San José, is more than halfway to its goal thanks to some very…

Pregnant sloth rescued after falling from a tree
Sloth watch
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Sloth watch
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Pregnant sloth rescued after falling from a tree

The Tico Times - October 20, 2017

Vet tech Larissa Calis of the nonprofit Kids Saving the Rainforest in Manuel Antonio, on Costa Rica's Central Pacific coast, wrote The Tico Times with a sloth rescue…

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