• Costa Rica Travel Insurance
  • Costa Rica Coffee Guide
Slothy Sunday: Osa, a true ‘Oso Perezoso’
Sloth Sundays
1313 views
Sloth Sundays
1313 views

Slothy Sunday: Osa, a true ‘Oso Perezoso’

Denise Gillen - July 12, 2020

Looks can be deceiving, as those of us who work with sloths can tell you. This is especially true with Hoffman's Two-Fingered sloths, the lesser-known of the…

Slothy Sunday: The shocking truth about sloth electrocutions
Sloth Sundays
1424 views
Sloth Sundays
1424 views

Slothy Sunday: The shocking truth about sloth electrocutions

Andrés Sáenz Bräutigam - July 5, 2020

Sometimes, trouble finds itself in the heights of the Costa Rican canopy. Picture yourself slowly moving upside down through your forest environment when all of a sudden…

Slothy Sunday: Ending the weekend with cute sloths
Sloth Sundays
1402 views
Sloth Sundays
1402 views

Slothy Sunday: Ending the weekend with cute sloths

The Tico Times - June 28, 2020

Sometimes the front pages of newspapers don't reflect the goodness that exists in the world. That's why each Sunday, we like to take a step back and…

Slothy Sunday: What can we learn from sloths?
Sloth Sundays
1377 views
Sloth Sundays
1377 views

Slothy Sunday: What can we learn from sloths?

Katie Grant - June 21, 2020

Sloths are beautiful, graceful creatures that blend in with their natural environment. There are so many things we can learn from these understated animals — here are…

Slothy Sunday: Taking it easy
Sloth Sundays
1239 views
Sloth Sundays
1239 views

Slothy Sunday: Taking it easy

The Tico Times - June 14, 2020

Here at The Tico Times, we know firsthand how overwhelming the news can sometimes feel. But fear not — there's a lot of good out in the…

Slothy Sunday: Oatmeal, a story of hope
Sloth Sundays
1271 views
Sloth Sundays
1271 views

Slothy Sunday: Oatmeal, a story of hope

Toucan Rescue Ranch - June 7, 2020

Meet Oatmeal. She's not Toucan Rescue Ranch's first orphaned sloth, nor is she their first burn victim. But her story embodies the mission of TRR's staff and…

Slothy Sunday: Living with the ‘wrong’ side up
Sloth Sundays
1243 views
Sloth Sundays
1243 views

Slothy Sunday: Living with the ‘wrong’ side up

Andrés Sáenz Bräutigam / Toucan Rescue Ranch - May 31, 2020

Have you ever tried hanging horizontally from your local monkey bars? How about doing a headstand? If you've ever tried, you might have realized that hanging upside…

Slothy Sunday: The black anteater of the sloth family tree
Sloth Sundays
1134 views
Sloth Sundays
1134 views

Slothy Sunday: The black anteater of the sloth family tree

Andrés Sáenz Bräutigam / Toucan Rescue Ranch - May 24, 2020

Sloths are some of the strangest creatures in the world. If you were to describe a generic sloth to someone, your might mention their long limbs and…

Slothy Sunday: Quarantine with sloths
Sloth Sundays
1081 views
Sloth Sundays
1081 views

Slothy Sunday: Quarantine with sloths

Sara Hatch / Toucan Rescue Ranch - May 17, 2020

When I was planning at the beginning of this year for my sloth rehabilitation internship in Costa Rica, little did I know how drastically not just my…

Slothy Sunday: Honoring mothers, and Mother Earth
Sloth Sundays
963 views
Sloth Sundays
963 views

Slothy Sunday: Honoring mothers, and Mother Earth

Denise Gillen / Toucan Rescue Ranch - May 10, 2020

While many countries celebrate Mother's Day today, Costa Rica is not one of them. Even so, here at the Toucan Rescue Ranch in San Isidro de Heredia,…