11 September 2012

COSTA RICA : Sloth Sanctuary Offers Visitors Close-up View.


      Curious about those mysterious, sedentary and solitary sloths?
      Costa Rica boasts 2 types.
      It also has a sanctuary established in 1992...that offers 130 hectares/300 acres of jungle...to house, nurse and study the 2 types of Tico sloths...locals call osos perezozos/lazy bears.
     The sanctuary...215 kms/130 miles from San Jose...also has a zoo...and a hotel.