The Sloth Sanctuary of Costa Rica is dedicated to increasing the understanding of sloth biology, physiology and ecology through a many-faceted research program.

We have collaborated with a number of national and international organizations, including Universidad Nacionál, Universidad de Costa Rica, Universidad VERITAS, the Dallas World Aquarium and Swansea University (UK).

Projects include:

Sloth Backpack Project

Sloth Digestion

Sloth Metabolic Rate

Captive Sloth Biology

Male Sloth Speculum

Sloth Invertebrate Ecosystem

Sloth Atlas of Anatomy and Physiology