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Wildlife Wednesday: Sloth (Costa Rica)

Costa Rica is well known for its sloths. Home to two species of sloths; the two-toed and three-toed sloths; the country is proudly having the sloth picture on their banknotes. 227 more words


Feeding Wild Animals

Intermittently, I receive a phone call asking me about the interpretation of a feed analysis for a wild animal as opposed to domesticated livestock whose nutrient requirements I am more familiar with.  657 more words

Alternative Feeds

The Struggles of Keeping Wild Animals

As a kid, I was fascinated by animals. Every creature in my backyard was in danger of being caught and “kept”. Even though few actually qualified as a pet, my young mind believed that all animals could be subjected to my entertainment. 441 more words


Seeking out the "Man of the Forest"

“Oh-wee! Oh-wee!”

The first time that our guide made a monkey call it scared the bejesus out of me. We were hiking Gunung Leuser National Park in Bukit Lawang, Sumatra to see the orangutans. 637 more words

Southeast Asia