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We are dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and research of sloths and conserving their rainforest habitat.


  • Rescue and rehabilitate sloths that are referred to the Sanctuary; improve their welfare and quality of life.
  • Study and understand sloth behavior, lifestyle, physiology and pathology through research and the exchange of information.
  • Promote respect for sloths and educate the public about their importance to the environment.
  • Stimulate scientific and social interest in sloths with the support of those organizations involved in and responsible for environmental protection.

Learning Center at the Sloth Sanctuary of Costa Rica