Costa Rica to close all government-funded zoos

Costa Rica is internationally recognized for its environmental spirit. Now, in keeping with this reputation, country officials have announced that the nation will close all federally funded zoos, releasing captive animals to either the wild or rescue centers by as early as May 2014. » 8/05/13 10:50am 8/05/13 10:50am

Here is a baby sloth in pajamas. You're welcome.

What happens when a baby sloth gets mange at the Aviarios Sloth Sanctuary in Costa Rica? They shave it, daub it in sulfur and lard, and swaddle the little critter in adorably undignified pajamas. It looks so cozy, that you'll want to be shaved from bow to stern and greased up too. This clip comes from the Animal… » 3/01/12 1:00pm 3/01/12 1:00pm

Strange sonic rumble perplexes Costa Rica

Early Monday morning, an unknown hum reverberated across Costa Rica, leaving citizens and experts throughly confused. According to OVSICORI, the Costa Rica Volcanologist and Seismologist Organization, there was no tectonic activity at the time. What were some other suspects for this brontide, or aural cryptid?… » 1/12/12 12:15pm 1/12/12 12:15pm