Research

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The Sloth Sanctuary of Costa Rica is dedicated to increasing the understanding of sloth biology, physiology and ecology through a many-faceted research program. In order to allow this to happen, the Sloth Sanctuary is in collaboration with a number of national and international organizations, including Universidad Nacionál, Universidad de Costa Rica, Universidad VERITAS, the Dallas World Aquarium, Swansea University and the University of Manchester. Current research projects underway at the Sloth Sanctuary include:

The Sloth Backpack Project

Sloth Digestion

Sloth Metabolic Rate

Captive Sloth Biology

The Male Sloth Speculum

The Sloth Invertebrate Ecosystem

The Sloth Atlas of Anatomy and Physiology