Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!

by Stg Green Heritage Fund Suriname
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Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!
Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!
Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!
Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!
Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!
Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!
Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!
Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!
Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!
Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!
Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!
Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!
Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!
Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!
Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!
Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!
Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!
Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!
Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!
Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!
Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!
Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!
Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!
Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!
Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!
Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!
Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!
Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!
Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!
Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!
Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!
Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!
Sloth Sanctuary Suriname sequel: the whole story!

Project Report | Aug 6, 2023
Sloths and the Rainy Season

By Monique Pool | Director

How did the sloth reach to the window?
How did the sloth reach to the window?

In the second quarter of 2023, we received reports of at least 30 animals needing our assistance. While we strive to rescue every creature, it is heartening to know that some resourceful beings found their way to safety before we could reach them.
The situations in which these animals are found follow a reasonably typical pattern, often involving road crossings and conflicts with pets. While we suspect that some may seek shelter from the rain, it's essential to clarify that this is merely an assumption and not based on scientific evidence.
Let us share some rescue stories illustrating our dedication to these precious creatures. One incident involved a family reaching out to us after their son heard mysterious noises on their roof at 4 am, fearing thieves. To their surprise, it was a soaking wet two-fingered sloth seeking refuge. With the assistance of the brave son and father, we carefully netted the sloth and released it back into the safety of the forest.
In another instance, a family returned home exhausted after a long day, only to find a sloth comfortably perched in their bathroom. When they attempted to remove the animal, it reacted defensively. The fire department contacted us for assistance, and upon arriving, we discovered the sloth had made a bold effort to find shelter during the rain outside. The sloth was relocated to a safer environment thanks to our combined efforts.
We have to mention the dangers posed to the animals by power lines, which can sometimes have unfortunate consequences for our sloth friends. During July, we received a report of a sloth hanging, fortunately, from an insulated power line. Despite our best efforts, it took considerable time to remove the animal from its precarious situation safely. Their powerful claws make prying them away from objects they cling to highly challenging.
On a lighter note, our strong partnerships with the local fire brigade and police were demonstrated when we were called to assist with a horse that had been involved in a car accident. The horse, now galloping through the streets of Paramaribo, needed urgent help. We did find them the help they needed, and the horse was soon off to better care. It was not our cup of tea!
Amidst these uplifting moments, we must also acknowledge a profound loss. Betty, a cherished friend of our rehabilitation center, unexpectedly passed away. Betty's love for all creatures and her enthusiasm for our work knew no bounds as she tirelessly advocated for our cause to friends all over the world. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to everyone who donated in her memory, supporting our foundation and the animals in need. Your kind gestures have not gone unnoticed, and we deeply appreciate your support.
As we reflect on the past quarter's achievements and challenges, we remain steadfast in our commitment to the well-being of these beautiful creatures. Your continued support empowers us to make a lasting difference in their lives, and we are immensely grateful for your generosity and kindness. Together, we can ensure a brighter future for Xenarthrans, fostering a world where compassion and care extend to all living beings.

It was drying out in the bathroom...
It was drying out in the bathroom...
And how did this sloth get up there?
And how did this sloth get up there?
Safely back in the forest
Safely back in the forest
From the loft to the woods
From the loft to the woods
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Stg Green Heritage Fund Suriname

Location: Paramaribo - Suriname
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Twitter: @moniquespool
Project Leader:
Wynne Minkes
Paramaribo , Suriname
$144,685 raised of $160,000 goal
 
1,487 donations
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