Friday
Jun052015

The animals have stolen my heart!

The lookout for dangerous insects, reptiles and amphibians definitely kept me on my toes and my senses sharpened. Even the first time handling a primate was a little nerve-wracking, however after the first day I fell in love.

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Tuesday
Feb102015

Sloth Hugs

As I sit here writing this blog, I have a sloth wrapped around my front in a giant hug. His perpetually smiling face looks around curiously, blinking slowly at all the activity around us. This is Elvis, and I am at the Costa Rica Wildlife Center.

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Wednesday
Aug202014

Staff blog: Goodbye and good luck

It’s been an exciting week full of changes here at the animal rescue center. Most notably, White-Nosed Coati Billy and Varigated Squirrel Diego were both successfully released back into the wild!

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Wednesday
Aug062014

Staff blog: Spider Monkeys

Spider Monkeys are among the world’s most intelligent primates. The four monkeys that we have here at the sanctuary are named Lolo, Lulu, Ghandi and Amanda. All of them came from situations of abuse, harassment, and illegal ownership.

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Friday
Jul252014

Animal Profile: Saharry

Saharry is one of the animal rescue center’s newest residents. This little sloth has had a bit of an identity crisis—she was originally named Harry, then Sara, then Trudy. We’ve stuck with a compromise of her original two callings: Saharry!

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