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Slothy Sunday: Just hanging out
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Just hanging out

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 26, 2019

Last week, Denise Gillen, a sloth nanny from the Toucan Rescue Ranch, shared the story of Bon Jovi, a sloth that had illegally been sold as a…

Slothy Sunday: For the love of sloths
Animal welfare
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Animal welfare
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Slothy Sunday: For the love of sloths

Denise Gillen / Toucan Rescue Ranch - May 19, 2019

There are thousands of cute sloth photos floating around the internet, and we all love to ooh and aah over every one of them. If you scroll…

Slothy Sunday: Mom and baby sloth reunited
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Mom and baby sloth reunited

Melody Bomon / The Toucan Rescue Ranch - April 14, 2019

A few weeks ago the Toucan Rescue Ranch and Saving Sloths Together Release Site team received a phone call. “We found a baby sloth,” they said. We…

Slothy Sunday: A baby sloth is born
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: A baby sloth is born

The Tico Times - March 31, 2019

For this story, we're going all the way back to 2014. When Sam Trull put her hands on the belly of the mother sloth she could feel…

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…

Environment & Wildlife
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Slothy Sunday: Bringing Oro back into the wild

The Toucan Rescue Ranch - March 17, 2019

How many of you remember Oro the two-fingered sloth? No? Don’t worry, we will refresh everyone’s memory. Oro was rescued in February of 2016. He was 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 Sunday: At home in the water
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Slothy Sunday: At home in the water

The Tico Times - March 3, 2019

Did you know that sloths are amazing swimmers? Sloths can move up to three times faster in the water than they can on land. This story was…

Slothy Sunday: A lazy, sunny afternoon
Sloth kong
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Sloth kong
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Slothy Sunday: A lazy, sunny afternoon

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 24, 2019

Here at The Tico Times, we know news can sometimes feel overwhelming and disheartening. That's why, each Sunday, we post a photo of an adorable sloth in…

Slothy Sunday: Saving sloths in Costa Rica
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Saving sloths in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - February 17, 2019

Kids Saving the Rainforest is a wildlife rescue center that has rescued about 3,000 animals. The organization has planted thousands of trees so that monkeys, sloths, and…

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