Toucan Rescue Ranch Blog

  • Call for Artists & Donors!

    Within the next 2 weeks, TRR is seeking artists and people that like to get creative! This campaign is all about donating visual designs for our next CustomInk Fundraiser. This is a great opportunity to show your work and help out a great cause!

  • Pebbles the Tamandua

    Pebbles is a female Northern Tamandua, officially known as Tamandua mexicana. This beautiful anteater species has a prehensile tail, four claws and, surprisingly to many, no teeth! Their tongues are covered in sticky mucus that helps them eat insects…

  • Freedom Feels Really Good

    How many of you remember Oro the two-fingered sloth? No? Don’t worry, we will refresh everyone’s memory. Oro was rescued in February of 2016. He was found at the bottom of a tree. We later found out that he had been there for days before anyone acted…

  • Mom & Baby Sloth Reunited!

    A few days ago the Toucan Rescue Ranch and Saving Sloths Together Release Site team received a phone call: “We found a baby sloth.” We immediately grabbed our emergency box, jumped into the car and went to meet this 450-gram three-fingered baby…

  • It’s National Wildlife Day!

    That is why International Wildlife Day, celebrated twice a year (today and September 4), is so important. The purpose of this holiday is to increase awareness of endangered wildlife all over the world and acknowledge facilities around the globe that support and promote the conservation of wildlife and the environment, such as Toucan Rescue Ranch (TRR).

  • Puppy Bowl XV

    Ready, Set, Pup! Television’s fuzziest sports competition and original adoption extravaganza is back and celebrating its 15th year, the biggest to date, as the world’s cutest sporting event returns to Animal Planet for PUPPY BOWL XV on Sunday, February 3 at 3PM ET/12PM PT. In years past, 100% of the puppies and kittens that have participated in PUPPY BOWL have been adopted to loving families.

  • More Beautiful Wild

    Today is National Bird Day, a special day for those who are avid bird lovers and protectors and an important holiday, put together by the Avian Welfare Coalition. It aims to reduce the suffering of birds by raising awareness of the destructive reality of the wild bird trade, the realities of cruel bird breeding mills, and how WE can improve the welfare of birds that already have a life in captivity.

  • Destined to be WILD

    Hanna and Ellie have been calling the shots of their newfound wild and free life. Hanna is an adventurous sloth brought to Toucan Rescue Ranch in March 2011 when she was found on the ground orphaned. Ellie, the more reserved of the two, was found in a sack covered in ticks as part of the animal trade..

  • Sarapiquí es Naturaleza

    Naturaleza viva. En su forma más pura. Es Pura Vida. Es Costa Rica. Es estar en conexión plena con el ambiente. El ambiente entero. Es recibir estímulos. Por todos los sentidos. Es vivir en La Granja. La Finca. La Selva. Donde el azul del cielo solo el verde lo intersecta. Aislado del resto del mundo […]