• Behind the Cage: Illegal bird trade in Costa Rica

    Growing up in Costa Rica, it was very common to know of someone who had a pet bird. Maybe a small songbird, but sometimes even a macaw or a parrot. It was so common you could argue these species didn’t even feel exotic. But that was then, right? People don’t still do that, right? They know this is illegal, right?

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  • Baby Gray Fox Found Abandoned On Road

    Everyone, please give a warm welcome to this itty-bitty baby Gray Fox, Robin Hood!

    Robin arrived a couple of weeks ago after being found in Guadalupe, San Jose, by a Good Samaritan who was running outside. Since he was alone with no mama, she decided to rescue him and bring him to those at Toucan Rescue Ranch!

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  • Earth Day 2021: Creating a Sustainable Future

    At Toucan Rescue Ranch, we encourage you to spend time outdoors this Earth Day! Begin doing things that will positively impact the future of our planet and everything it is home to. Every choice we make as individuals does make a greater impact as a whole. It is time to start thinking about Earth, so we can call it home for many more years to come.

    25% off promotion on all tours! Only good during Earth Week April 19 – April 26.

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  • Kidz Korner: Conservation Kid, Sylvie, Visits French Glen, Oregon!

    Over spring break, I went to French Glen, Oregon. French Glen is located on a national wildlife refuge in far South Eastern Oregon and is part of a high desert. The area is protected because birds from all over travel there. There are really cool birds like cranes, herons, swans, and geese. The area also has yellow marmots, big horned sheep, bears, coyotes, and more!

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  • 2021 International Day of Forests

    In 2012, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed March 21st as the International Day of Forests to celebrate and bring awareness to forests of all types. Today, we acknowledge the lack thereof and together, focus on reforestation for the well-being of not only the Earth but of current and future generations. The theme for 2021 is “Forest restoration: a path to recovery and well-being”…

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  • Deformed & Kept As Illegal Pet, Then Abandoned

    As you can see, Scooter was born with a malformation on both his legs. We believe that – once his owner realized Scooter was not going to get better – he left him. thought he wasn’t worth saving and left him forever, to be someone else’s problem…

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  • Kidz Korner with Sylvie a Future Sloth Conservationist!

    We all know kids are the future and Toucan Rescue Ranch wants to give a special space for aspiring young conservationists! As a part of Toucan Rescue Ranch’s mission, we focus on environmental education to promise a brighter tomorrow for our wild and natural world. Education is a vital component to creating systematic and substantial change in today’s ever-changing world. So, who when teaching the world about the importance of wildlife, who do we mainly want to talk to? Kids, of course!

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  • The Story of Chucky: Preserving wildlife together on this World Wildlife Day

    Today is World Wildlife Day, and to celebrate, we want to talk about a very special rescue story. A story that reminds us why wildlife is so important, and why we should always care…

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  • National Wildlife Day: Protecting the beauty that surrounds us

    Our need to preserve wildlife and its ecosystems has always been pressing, and since 2020, this has never been more true. Across the globe, in different ways and with different protocols, the coronavirus pandemic has impacted how we manage our day-to-day lives. With lockdowns in place, we had to learn how to rely on practices that were often overlooked before. For many of us, returning to nature was one of the most valuable ones…

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  • A Unique Type of Muffin for International Muffin Day!

    Muffin is an orphaned three-fingered sloth who was found roadside, cold and alone, after being hit by a car. Upon arrival at Toucan Rescue Ranch, he was unresponsive, and we were unsure if he would survive.

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