I ended up staying for a couple of days and helping out with the sloths
that had been rescued from poachers.
live in tall trees and can shed this bacterium in their feces, human contamination might occur through inhalation of infectious aerosols from feces.
Here I see monkeys, snakes, ocelots and, of course, sloths
One reason both two- and three-fingered sloths
have ended up up-ended is that it helps them carry out their fastidious grooming for several hours a day.
Pygmy three-toed sloths
are critically endangered, with fewer than 100 individuals found only on the small Panamanian island of Isla Escudo de Veraguas.
The reason, as I saw explained in a food and drink blog connected to the Smithsonian museums, is connected with giant sloths
A WELSH researcher is living a Lara Croft-like existence in the snake-infested jungles of Costa Rica - in a bid to unlock the secret lives of sloths
hangs out on sloths
, with as many as 130 resting on a single individual.
Slow and ungainly on the ground, sloths
are in their element in the trees.
Minimum time sloths
sleep every day - but they can snooze for up to 20 hours
are the smallest and slowest sloths
in the world and remain Critically Endangered.
Keeper Boudewijn Stenbreker, 37, said: "Baby sloths
need to cuddle, especially when they nurse.