Institute Assistance sloths in Costa Rica
• Institute Assistance sloths in Costa Rica
Sam Trulli, one of the founders of the Institute help sloths in Costa Rica, since 2013 helps young animals that were left without mothers, to survive, adapt and go back into the wild. Besides saving sloths, the institute has three main objectives: the study of wild sloths living in captivity and the wild, cooperation with other similar institutions around the world and the dissemination of information about the sloth in the society.
Sam Trulli, in addition to its activities at the Institute help sloths, is also the author of a book on this amazing animal. She says: "What I like about them is the fact that they go about their business and not bothering anyone. Of course, I understand that for the life cycle need all kinds of animals, including those that eat other for survival. But most of all I like sloths who just want to have their leaves, to relax in the sun and scratching his back. And they are very curious and playful. "
We also offer you to admire these amazing, cute animals. They are delicious, is not it?
The rough human intervention in nature, particularly deforestation is a huge threat to the population of idlers worldwide.
That's why Sam Trulli founded the Institute help sloths, located in Costa Rica.
This is Kermit the sloth, which once saved Sam. This case, and inspired her to create organizations to rescue sloths.
The Institute cubs try to gently prepare to return to their natural habitat with the help of special techniques.
They help acclimate, creating an environment as close to the wild.
"I was the founder of the Institute help sloths, as she wanted to devote all my strength and energy to ensure that the bottle-fed young grew stronger and were able to return home in the jungle" - says Sam Trulli.
"In order to survive, sloths need trees, and not just any, but specific types of trees, and, moreover, in large enough quantities."
"They need a healthy forest, constitute a single ecosystem."
"People take sloths from their habitat, kept in captivity and put on the amusement of the audience. As a result, they die from stress. "
"The life of sloth is closely associated with trees. If the tree on which he lives sloth, trim or cut down - sloth may even die. "
"People come to the jungle with electricity, cars, dogs ..."
"... all that prevents the animal to survive any kind, but especially sloths. After all, if there is a risk they are not able to quickly cross the road or to jump to the side. "
"People can help them if they behave more responsibly. This is especially true of tourists. "
"when visiting a country, which is home to sloths, never settle for paid entertainment with them to hold hands, cuddle, take a picture with him, and so on."
"How can you not love a creature that wants the whole day enjoying the sun and chew the leaves, from time to time scratching his head?"
"In addition, they are very curious and love to play. But to see this, you need to talk with them a little longer. "