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Video of the Week

A Celebration of Femininity and Motherhood

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Video of the Week: October 24, 2013

Sloth researcher Rebecca “Becky” Cliffe, a PhD candidate hailing from the UK but doing field work in Costa Rica, was out following up on one of her tagged research sloths, when a female named Madonna, who had been raised in the Sloth Sanctuary of Costa Rica and released into the wild, climbed down lower in a tree and gave birth to a baby right in front of her eyes. What a lucky incident. And, as we know in science, we sometimes need a bit of luck on our side for our work!

Here’s a link back to the original post by Joanne Manaster at PsiVid.

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