Inside Costa Rica’s Sloth Sanctuary: Horror show or a solution to a complicated issue?
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Animal protection
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Inside Costa Rica’s Sloth Sanctuary: Horror show or a solution to a complicated issue?

Michael Krumholtz - August 1, 2016

CAHUITA, Limón -- There’s an area in the back of Costa Rica’s Sloth Sanctuary that most visitors do not see. More than 100 injured adult sloths are kept in rows…

PHOTOS: Paralyzed baby sloth thrives in Manuel Antonio rescue center
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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PHOTOS: Paralyzed baby sloth thrives in Manuel Antonio rescue center

Lindsay Fendt - February 11, 2016

When Anakin, a newly orphaned, weeks old baby sloth, arrived at the Kids Saving the Rainforest rescue center in Manuel Antonio, he seemed weak. At first, the…

Costa Rica’s Sloth Kong responds to #StonerSloth anti-marijuana campaign
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Global
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Costa Rica’s Sloth Kong responds to #StonerSloth anti-marijuana campaign

The Tico Times - December 20, 2015

A new ad campaign by the New South Wales government in Australia to convince teenagers not to smoke pot has gone viral globally – and that's probably…

Sloth Kong swings from the trees
Sloth kong
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Sloth kong
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Sloth Kong swings from the trees

Haime Luna - October 17, 2015

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PHOTOS: Every Costa Rica sloth image you will ever need to see
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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PHOTOS: Every Costa Rica sloth image you will ever need to see

Lindsay Fendt - October 17, 2015

There was a time, not so long ago, when sloths were not considered adorable. That time has now passed and here at The Tico Times we want to…

11 little-known sloth facts
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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11 little-known sloth facts

Lindsay Fendt - October 17, 2015

Since they were first described by naturalists in the 1700s, sloths have been misunderstood. Early scientists described the slow-moving beasts as lazy and useless and believed the…

Happy International Sloth Day!
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Happy International Sloth Day!

The Tico Times - October 17, 2015

Yes, it's that time of year again when we take a day to appreciate -- perhaps worship -- the hairy, slow-moving, adorable creatures that are Costa Rica's…

How Buttercup the sloth became a brand ambassador for American Apparel
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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How Buttercup the sloth became a brand ambassador for American Apparel

Robert Isenberg - April 23, 2015

“It came out of nowhere,” said Gerald Richardson when asked how Buttercup the sloth has become a celebrity supermodel. For more than three years Richardson has worked…

Photos: A salute to Costa Rica’s natives on World Wildlife Day
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Photos: A salute to Costa Rica’s natives on World Wildlife Day

Lindsay Fendt - March 3, 2015

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PHOTOS: Wildlife rescue center saves mother and baby sloths with C-section
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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PHOTOS: Wildlife rescue center saves mother and baby sloths with C-section

Lindsay Fendt - October 8, 2014

When Sam Trull put her hands on the belly of the mother sloth she could feel it move, just like a human baby. [caption id="attachment_49611" align="alignright" width="246"]…