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Pygmy Sloths in the Caribbean (video)

The pygmy sloth is an extremely rare type of sloth only found in one place in the world—an island off the coast of Panama. Researcher Bryson Voirin at the California Academy of Sciences are doing rese…

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Cutest Sound on the Planet? Squeaky Baby Sloths

Baby sloths are particularly adorable. And they squeak! Wonder why baby sloths squeak? Read on… "That noise is the perhaps the cutest on the planet. It goes straight for your ovaries and makes you…

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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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Test Your Sloth Knowledge (Quiz!)

  October 20 is International Sloth Day! And who doesn't love sloths? These adorable critters, native to the tropical rainforests of Central and South America, are just too cute to handle -- I…

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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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7 Olympic-Caliber Animal Gymnasts (Videos)

Are you a diehard fan who's watched every event of the 2012 Summer Olympics, or are you a long-suffering citizen who wishes everyone would just stop talking about the Olympic Games? Either way, yo…

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More From the Sloth Sanctuary (Video)

  Costa Rica's sloth sanctuary has some new residents. Watch to see how they're adapting to their new home. Related: Adorable Baby Sloths (Video) Test Your Sloth Knowledge (Quiz!) Li…

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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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10 Funny Sleeping Animals (Videos)

  Some of us sleep on our sides, some on our backs and some on our stomachs. But these adorable pets and animals? Well, they sure find some very interesting positions to sleep in! Click throug…

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