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Eco Tourism Holidays in Central America

Costa Rica

Cute overload: the sloth sanctuary

Sloth sanctuary

Life is sweet once the gates open at Costa Rica's sloth sanctuary, one of few in the world specialising in the study of these famously sedentary and solitary mammals.

Costa Rica

Where ants in pants can make you scream

Ants

Shaney Hudson THE jungle is full of dangerous creatures.

Central America

The peak of forest wonder

Nature's bounty ... a toucan in the rainforest.

Once home to pirates, Honduras now steals hearts and minds with its lush landscapes, writes Jennifer Cox.

Costa Rica

Talk to the animals

Tapir at La Marina Wildlife Rescue Centre.

Everyone wants to see the wildlife in Costa Rica. Jane Mundy gets closer than most.

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Cutest creatures: baby sloths

Sloth sanctuary

The Costa Rica Sloth Sanctuary was founded in 1992 by a Costa Rican named Luis Arroyo and his US wife, Judy Avey.

Map of Central America

Travel News

Air New Zealand passengers stranded for third night in Honolulu

Air New Zealand airport

LAURA WALTERS 4:31pm | Hundreds of Air New Zealand face third night in Hawaii after plane broke down.

Phuket's beach bars, restaurants evicted in clean-up

DONNA DEMAIO 12:37pm | Scores of beach restaurants and clubs disappearing under new rules from military junta.

Passengers rage as child 'defecates in plane seat': report

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 1:14pm | The etiquette of some Chinese travellers overseas has again come under fire after a family allegedly allowed their child to defecate on the seat of a Delta Airlines flight from Beijing to Detroit.

Magaluf bar crawl shut down in wake of viral sex video

NATALIE PARIS 10:34am | A club night notorious for encouraging drunken sex acts among tourists in Magaluf has been ordered to close down for 12 months.

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