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Slothy Sunday: The aquatic lives of sloths
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: The aquatic lives of sloths

The Tico Times - September 20, 2020

Did you know that sloths are excellent swimmers? They instinctively know how to swim once they hit the water. This ability makes a lot of sense, because the…

Slothy Sunday: Independence Day sloths
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Independence Day sloths

The Tico Times - September 13, 2020

The sloth isn't an official national symbol of Costa Rica, but given how much they're adored by Ticos and visitors alike, they instill plenty of national pride.…

Slothy Sunday: Celebrating the Class of 2020
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Celebrating the Class of 2020

Denise Gillen / Toucan Rescue Ranch - September 6, 2020

In life, we say many goodbyes. While some are sad, others denote new beginnings and future opportunities. Such were the goodbyes that I said today, as I…

Slothy Sunday: Things are looking up
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Things are looking up

The Tico Times - August 30, 2020

Happy Sunday from The Tico Times and Toucan Rescue Ranch! The sloth in the featured photo, nicknamed Anise, was found as a six-month old by a river…

Slothy Sunday: Meet Amalur, one of Toucan Rescue Ranch’s youngest sloths
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Meet Amalur, one of Toucan Rescue Ranch’s youngest sloths

Toucan Rescue Ranch - August 23, 2020

Meet Amalur. Amalur is an orphaned two-fingered sloth (Choloepus Hoffmanni) in Toucan Rescue Ranch's care. She is one of our youngest orphaned sloths at the moment. Found…

Slothy Saturday: Happy Mother’s Day from this momma sloth
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Saturday: Happy Mother’s Day from this momma sloth

The Tico Times - August 15, 2020

While we here at The Tico Times usually publish sloth photos on Sundays, today we're celebrating a day early. Janet Sandi, Animal Care Coordinator at Toucan Rescue…

Slothy Sunday: Though the journey may be difficult, keep climbing
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Though the journey may be difficult, keep climbing

The Tico Times - August 9, 2020

Last week, we introduced you to Lola, a sloth that traveled more than an hour under the hood of a truck. If you didn't see the story,…

Slothy Sunday: Meet Lola, the sloth that traveled 65 km in a truck engine
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Meet Lola, the sloth that traveled 65 km in a truck engine

Zara Palmer / Toucan Rescue Ranch - August 2, 2020

[caption id="attachment_136567" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Photo via Toucan Rescue Ranch.[/caption] Everyone meet Lola la Trailera. She is an adult two-fingered sloth that hitched a ride with a truck…

Slothy Sunday: Seeing the world from a different perspective
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Seeing the world from a different perspective

The Tico Times - July 26, 2020

Happy Slothy Sunday from all of us at The Tico Times and Toucan Rescue Ranch! Unlike most animals, sloths are built to hang upside-down. They have a…

Slothy Sunday: Spot the difference: 2-toed vs 3-toed sloths
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Spot the difference: 2-toed vs 3-toed sloths

Katie Grant - July 19, 2020

Sloths are split into two family groups: two-toed sloths and three-toed sloths. Here in Costa Rica, we have two species, one from each family group: the Hoffman’s…