Toucan Rescue Ranch Blog

  • 4 Reasons You Should Love Sloths

    Sloths look adorable, fluffy, and slow, but there is way more to these incredible animals than pop culture gives them credit. Did you know that the three-fingered sloth looks like it is smiling because it literally lacks facial muscles to make any other expression? Or that the two-fingered sloth’s iconic pig-like nose is important because […]

  • What to Expect When Interning or Volunteering at the Toucan Rescue Ranch!

    Coming to work at Toucan Rescue Ranch? We are so excited to have you! My name is Emma and I was an intern March-September 2022 at our Headquarters in San Isidro de Heredia! It can be tricky to prepare to live in a place you’ve never been before, especially if the culture and climate are […]

  • October is International Sloth Month! Join us for the 7th Annual Sloth Ironman Games!

    It is that time of the year again: International Sloth Month and the Sloth Ironman Games! October is finally around the corner, and as you might know, October is Sloth Month and also the month for our favorite event! We’re excited about this year’s Sloth Ironman Games and we can promise you that this will […]

  • 3 Reasons You Should Come for a Tour

    Are you looking for something to do on the weekend? Want to do something new? Do you want to take your family somewhere fun and also educational: Toucan Rescue Ranch is the perfect visit for you and your family! We can give you so many reasons why you should come for a tour, but we […]

  • A Successful 2022 Call for Artists Campaign Raises $13,000 for a New Education Center!

    Thank you, thank you, thank you! You made this year’s Call for Artists Campaign an absolute success! 62 artists submitted their art from all over the world (17 different countries) and 193 people donated to the cause! We had participants from ages 4-71 and media including sculpture, mosaic, acrylic, oil, colored pencil, and finger paints! […]

  • Toucan Rescue Ranch Wins 2022 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award for travelers’ experiences and tours

    San Isidro, Costa Rica, July 2022 – Toucan Rescue Ranch today announced it has been recognized by Tripadvisor as a 2022 Travelers’ Choice award winner for educational tours.  The award celebrates businesses that have received great traveler reviews from travelers around the globe on Tripadvisor over the last 12 months. As challenging as the past year was, Toucan Rescue Ranch stood out by consistently delivering positive experiences to travelers.

  • Found Covered In Festering, Necrotic Wounds – Two-Toed Sloth Rushed Into Emergency Surgery

    Ricardo’s body tells us a story of a sloth who has come upon some really tough times. We don’t know exactly how it happened but the injuries he came in with were brutal to even look at, let alone experience. 

  • The 3rd Annual Call for Artists is back! Here is everything you need to know:

    The Call for Artists is back and submissions are OPEN! The theme this year is #OurWildWorld! One of our favorite fundraisers is happening NOW to raise $13,000 to build an Education Center at our Release Site in Sarapiqui, Costa Rica! Our Release Site is integral to our mission of getting animals back in the wild […]

  • “I Want To Hold A Sloth”: Why You Should Never, Ever, Touch Sloths!

    As a wildlife rescue center that specializes in sloths, we know sloths are super, mega-cute. People from all over the world follow our social media, volunteer with us, donate to our cause, and visit our center, mainly to see these amazing, funny, and special little animals. They want to protect them and love them just as much as we do, but often times we receive inquiries about people wanting to know if they can come and hold a sloth.