Hanging out with Costa Rica’s baby sloths
Go behind-the-scenes with Lucy Cooke as she takes photos of sloths in Costa Rica for her best-selling Sloth Appreciation Society calendar
Rescued baby sloths at the Toucan Rescue Ranch learn to climb on a rocking chair, which is both practical and adorable.
Lucy meets Cyril the sloth
Lucy meets a wild sloth and discovers why his coat is green. Filmed for Ingenious Animals: Episode 4, BBC One, 2015. Programme website: http://bbc.in/2cTO9iK
Inside a sloth orphanage in Panama for National Geographic
Lucy Cooke travelled to Panama to visit the APPC animal sanctuary and take part in a sloth rescue
Bucket of Sloths
A bucket of baby sloths filmed at a sanctuary in Costa Rica. This super-cute viral video has been featured on dozens of TV shows including The Ellen Show and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.
Simply sixty seconds of super squeaky sloths – orphaned residents of sloth sanctuaries in Colombia and Costa Rica. Sloths are not the most vocal animals but the babies make this adorable sound when they are lost and want their mother to find them.
MEET THE SLOTHS – THE VIRAL HIT
It all started back in 2010 when Lucy posted ‘Meet the Sloths’, featuring the somnolent residents of the world’s biggest sloth orphanage. The video went on to become a massive global viral hit, featured in everything from Entertainment Weekly to the Russian Times and spawning a major international series for Discovery.
THE CUTE SHOW: BABY SLOTHS
Lucy Cooke produced this slothy slice of cute for VBS, Vice magazine’s super hip online channel. It features baby sloths and their wranglers at the world’s first sloth orphanage in Costa Rica.
POTTY TRAINING AT THE SLOTH ORPHANAGE
Sloths have somewhat eccentric bathroom habits, descending once a week from their tree top homes to go at the base of a tree. Lucy’s hilarious video shows how orphaned baby sloth are taught to do the ‘poo dance’ at the world’s first sloth orphanage in Costa Rica.
THE SLOTHS ARE COMING
This is the trailer Lucy cut for her award-winning documentary ‘Too Cute! Baby Sloths!’ (US Title)/’Meet the Sloths’ (UK title). Music by the very talented composer Mat Davidson.
BATH TIME FOR BABY SLOTHS
‘With baby sloths, there’s no need for clothes pegs’. This super cute clip from Lucy’s ‘Meet the Sloths’ documentary definitely hit the cute chord attracting almost 5 million views to date.
BABY SLOTH GETS THE ONESIE TREATMENT
This clip from my ‘Meet the Sloths’ documentary features self-taught sloth whisperer Judy Arroyo perform her somewhat unconventional, homespun skin treatment for sick baby sloths that involves shaving, buttering and wrapping them in colourful bandages.
MEET THE SLOTHS – NEW 8 PART SERIES FOR ANIMAL PLANET, 2013
Here is the trailer for Lucy’s ‘Meet the Sloths’ series that aired globally on Animal Planet in 2013. This 8-part sloth-u-soap follows a year in the life of the residents of the world’s first sloth orphanage in Costa Rica. Get ready to fall in love with brand new baby sloth characters like hyperactive Tigger, new arrival Obama and everyone’s favourite sloth queen Buttercup. You can buy the Meet the Sloths DVD on Amazon UK
BABY SLOTHS LEARNING TO CLIMB
Watch baby sloths learn arboreal acrobatics on their jungle gym in this clip form Lucy’s award-winning ‘Meet the Sloths’ documentary.
LUCY COOKE TALKING ABOUT ‘MEET THE SLOTHS’
Here is Lucy Cooke talking about her hit documentary, ‘Meet the Sloths’.
ABC NIGHTLINE: SLOTHS, COLOMBIAN ANIMAL TRAFFICKERS FAVOURITE ANIMAL
Lucy Cooke went undercover with ABC Nightline in Colombia to investigate the illegal pet trade in sloths. This video shows why sloths belong in the wild and should never be bought or kept as pets.