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28 days until the fourth annual Sloth Ironman Games!
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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28 days until the fourth annual Sloth Ironman Games!

Ally Chamberlin / Toucan Rescue Ranch - September 22, 2019

Have you heard of the BIGGEST sporting event of 2019? Nope, it’s not the Masters. It’s not Wimbledon. It’s not even the World Cup. It’s the 4th…

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…

Slothy Sunday: Don’t look back
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Don’t look back

Denise Gillen / Toucan Rescue Ranch - September 1, 2019

Sloths, as many of us are aware, are fascinating animals. Here at the Toucan Rescue Ranch (TRR), we receive mostly Hoffman's two-toed (two-fingered) sloths. This is due…

Slothy Sunday: Free real estate within claws’ reach
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Free real estate within claws’ reach

Andrés Sáenz Bräutigam / Veterinary Medicine Student - August 25, 2019

Life in the rainforest isn't easy. Animals, plants and even fungi compete daily for resources, food, water, and housing. But, when you're as tiny as an insect…

Slothy Sunday: The wild side of motherhood
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: The wild side of motherhood

Denise Gillen / Toucan Rescue Ranch - August 18, 2019

On Aug. 15, Costa Rica celebrated Mother’s Day! Motherhood can take many forms. There are no set rules to what or who we call a mother, because…

Slothy Sunday: Hanging upside down from the strange sloth family tree
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Hanging upside down from the strange sloth family tree

Andrés Sáenz Bräutigam / Veterinary Medicine Student - August 11, 2019

Did you know that sloths used to be one of the most biodiverse groups of mammals to ever live in South America before the formation of the…

It’s a dark day in the United States. Here are some pictures of sloths.
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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It’s a dark day in the United States. Here are some pictures of sloths.

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 4, 2019

Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado offered a message of support to the United States following Saturday morning's mass shooting that left 20 people dead and many more…

Slothy Sunday: The Origin of the Avocado
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: The Origin of the Avocado

Pedro Montero / Biologist & Sustainable Development - August 4, 2019

The following article is based on a true-ish story. New data is uncovered constantly by paleontologists, which affects our understanding of the relationship described below.     Millennials everywhere…

Slothy Sunday: Returning home
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Returning home

Natalie Brown / The Sloth Institute - July 28, 2019

It was a leap of faith that led me to Costa Rica to work with sloths. Little did I know that six sweet and very special creatures…

Slothy Sunday: Counting down to the 4th annual Sloth Ironman Games
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Counting down to the 4th annual Sloth Ironman Games

Zara Palmer / Toucan Rescue Ranch - July 21, 2019

Did you know that there is an internationally recognized holiday all about sloths? That’s right – there is, in fact, an International Sloth Day. On Oct. 20,…

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