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Sloths have very low energy budgets and therefore need to perform every activity with great efficiency. As their world changes around them, their ability to be efficient becomes increasingly difficult. Understanding how sloths live in the wild and how urbanisation is effecting them, is key to building effective strategies to protect them.
Enter, the Sloth Conservation Foundation based in Costa Rica, who are dedicated to protecting sloths in the wild through their various research and conservation projects. Check out this fascinating interview with SloCo's Ecology Coordinator Amelia as we delve into some of this research.