Toucan Rescue Ranch Blog

  • 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. 

  • Sloth In Terrible Accident Learning To Climb Again

    Jason is a two-fingered sloth who was rescued in the Sarapiqui area of Costa Rica. He was unable to use either of his back legs and was examined first at a wildlife hospital called CariVet. There, they took X-Rays and determined that he had a femur fracture on his right leg and that his left hip was dislocated.

  • Pregnant Sloth in Critical Condition receives Emergency C-Section

    Unfortunately, Carrie was too weak to go into labor. We needed to act fast to perform an emergency C-Section in order to try to save her and the baby. Going into the surgery, however, we were solemnly aware of the toll anesthesia could take on her already damaged organs. The electrocution impaired her kidney and liver function to the point that she might not be able to recover from the anesthesia…

  • How World Wildlife Day Sparked a Sponsorship

    Nostros Tequila becomes a corporate sponsor of Toucan Rescue Ranch to raise money for World Wildlife Day! From today through Sunday, March 6 Nostros will be donating 100% of the proceeds of sales from our website to support their efforts. #tomaconnosotros to support.

  • Abuser Uses Machete To Try And Hack Away At Sloth

    Behind what looks like a smile, is a sloth who has suffered quite a bit of pain. He came from an extremely abusive situation where someone used a machete to try and hack the sweet boy into pieces. Luckily, he was unsuccessful but not without injuries.

  • A Wild Valentine’s Day Present with Toucan Rescue Ranch

    A very special token of love for your significant other, or even your close friends, is a symbolic adoption with Toucan Rescue Ranch! Is your girlfriend in love with sloths more than you? Does your BFF send you videos of otters all day? Then you’ve come to the right place. 

  • Hester Shaw: One Sloth’s Impact on the Community

    A lot of animals come and go from the Toucan Rescue Ranch (TRR), some leave a mark more than others, some you will remember for the rest of your life. Hester the two-fingered sloth is definitely one of the animals I will never forget, especially because of her story and the impact she had on me.