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October 20 is International Sloth Day! (Cute Video)

Today (October 20) is the second annual International Sloth Day! Organized by Colombia's Fundación AIUNAU (a wildlife rescue non-profit), the day aims to raise awareness of sloths and the challeng…

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Life at a Sloth Sanctuary: “To Know Them Is to Love Them”

By Isabel Sanchez, AFP, Discovery Channel They often arrive in bad shape -- hit by cars, zapped by high-voltage wires as they climb trees, or orphaned because superstitious locals have killed the…

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52 Seconds of Baby Sloth Happiness (Video)

After its mother was killed, this baby sloth was luckily taken in by a rescue organization. Watch as it slowly, slowly slurps up some delicious milk formula!     Related: Slot…

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Costa Rican Sanctuary Saves Sloths

Costa Rica's embattled sloth population take shelter in a specialist refuge to help save the world's slowest species of mammals. Photo Credit: Praziquantel via Flickr. Science News by NewsLook …

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Sloth Babies! (cute video)

Truth be told, you won't find a video any cuter than baby sloths. The Aviarios Del Caribe sloth sanctuary in Costa Rica is caring for some 138 baby sloths. It seems to me that they make nature’s most …

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