The Sloth Institute

The Sloth Institute

MEET ELSA

Sara Ferreiro, TSI Research Manager Elsa is a three-fingered sloth. She’s part of the Research Program that we developed in the Tulemar property. Since 2016 (Resolution: ACOPAC-INV-002-16), The Sloth Institute has been studying sloths in their natural habitat. The main objective of our program was to study the behavioral ecology

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The Sloth Institute

Mitigating Domestic Dog-Wildlife Conflict in Costa Rica: Responsible Dog Ownership Practices

Costa Rica is a country known for its stunning natural beauty, from sparkling oceans to lush rainforests. However, the rapid development of suburban areas is causing human activities to become closely intertwined with domestic dog-wildlife conflict. This conflict is characterized by urban development within, or effacing, natural wildlife habitats, and

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