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Soltis Center Sloths in the News

The odd couple: interactions between a sloth and a brown jay, by Kelsey D. Neam (kelseyneam@tamu.edu), Biodiversity Assessment and Monitoring Lab, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences at Texas A&M University. 

In May 2014, I traveled to the cloud forests of Costa Rica to study the spatial ecology of three-toed sloths (Bradypus variegatus) for my thesis research. On one particular cloudy afternoon...