Toucan Rescue Ranch Blog

  • 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. 

  • Everything you need to know about Tunes for Toucans Charity Concert

    It is our annual benefit concert and silent auction that raises money for our main operations fund, #PapayaIsLife. We have a lot of mouths to feed, which means a lot of papayas, hence the name. This event is also close to our hearts as it gives us an opportunity to engage with our community and teach the local area about the work we do!

  • 5 Ways to Help Planet Earth for Earth Day

    It’s Earth Day and we are so thankful for this planet that we get to call home. We rely on the Earth’s water, oxygen, wildlife, climate, and sunlight to survive. The vibrant colors, breathtaking landscapes, melodic songs, and incredible diversity across the globe add joy and enrichment to everyone’s lives…

  • Sloth With Broken Jaw Unable To Eat

    Flash’s jaw was mangled. He was missing his bottom premolar tooth, and he couldn’t eat. Our Vet Team treated him with antibiotics and performed x-rays. The x-rays showed that he had a severely fractured mandible. The trauma to his jaw required orthopedic surgery, so we partnered with Clinica San Martin Del Este for the operation.

  • Are you ready for an exotic, educational excursion?

    Well if you’re looking for adventure within reasonable means, you’ve just discovered the right blog! The Toucan Rescue Ranch in San Jose, Costa Rica is the perfect destination for wildlife enthusiasts who wish to experience educational activism-in action! Whether hoping to catch learning from home or inspired to volunteer or visit TRR in person, we’ve got all your eggs in one basket and it’s only one click away! Be sure to check out the bottom of this post for all your resources to donate, discover, and become a part of our rescue family.