Slothlove

Sam Trull (Author)
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Description

As featured on National Geographic, The Today Show, Upworthy, Mental Floss, The Huffington Post, Flavorwire, Lonely Planet and many others...

Wildlife conservationist and photographer Sam Trull's world changed forever when she gave up her comfortable life in the United States for the wilds of Costa Rica. After almost twenty years of working with animals, one creature in particular had captured her heart: the sloth.

In her stunning photo series, Slothlove, Sam shares intimate portraits of these captivating and endearing animals from her unique perspective as their protector, mother, and friend. Sam not only found her life's work among her beloved sloths; she also found comfort, friendship, and inspiration after having suffered a devastating loss. Woven in with these images are unforgettable stories of heartbreak and survival, as well as interesting facts about these intelligent and beautiful creatures.

Slothlove is an unforgettable journey into the trees of the Costa Rican rainforest and a moving portrait of the profound connection between humans and animals.

Product Details

Price
$18.95  $17.43
Publisher
Inkshares
Publish Date
April 19, 2016
Pages
96
Dimensions
10.3 X 0.6 X 8.0 inches | 1.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781941758496

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About the Author

After receiving her BS in zoology from North Carolina State University, Sam Trull went on to earn a masters in primate conservation from Oxford Brookes University in the United Kingdom. She has worked with primates and other animal species for almost twenty years. Over the last three years, she has logged over fifteen thousand hours working with sloths and has become dedicated to their survival and conservation. In August 2014, Sam cofounded the Sloth Institute Costa Rica, whose vision is to enhance the welfare and conservation of sloths through research and education.

In addition to her conservation efforts, Sam has practiced photography since 2010. Her photos have been published by BBC One, BBC Earth, Washington Post, Good Morning America, Huffington Post, Tico Times, La NaciĆ³n (Costa Rica), Indy Week, Our State magazine, and others. Sam and the sloths were featured as a main episode of the BBC One series Nature's Miracle Orphans, which aired on PBS stations around the United States.

Reviews

"Sam Trull is a super-talented photographer and her "Slothlove" is totally infectious. I defy anyone that reads it not to fall equally in love with Sam's rescued sloths." Lucy Cooke, "National Geographic" Explorer, Zoologist, and Bestselling Author of "A Little Book of Sloth"
"Sloths are pretty easy to love, but Sam Trull's love seems to know no bounds. Her adorable photos will send even the most reluctant reader into a slothloving frenzy." Rachel Feltman, Reporter for the "Washington Post"'s Blog "Speaking of Science""
Nothing says adorable quite like photos of sloths living life to the fullest and loving every second of it. TODAY.com Filled with gorgeous photos and fascinating facts, Slothlove touches on Trull s journey from primatologist to sloth-ologist. Mental Floss
These baby sloths raise cute to a whole new level. Reader s Digest
You know the Mother of Dragons. Now meet the Mother of Sloths. Upworthy
Adorbz to the nth degree. The Huffington Post
Exactly as precious as it sounds. Bustle
There is not enough cute in the world for these rescued baby sloths. HelloGiggles.com
[A] heartwarming collection. Daily Mail
A must-see for anyone who loves cute pictures of baby animals. Lonely Planet
An intimate look at what it's like to spend every day hanging out with such fascinating creatures. Mother Nature Network
A collection of dozens of portraits of adorable, googley-eyed sloth orphans. Good News Network
Filled with adorable photographs. INSIDER Trull's book offers a window into the wildlife of the Costa Rican rainforest. The Weather Channel
Sam Trull is a super-talented photographer and her Slothlove is totally infectious. I defy anyone that reads it not to fall equally in love with Sam's rescued sloths." Lucy Cooke, National Geographic Explorer, Zoologist, and Bestselling Author of A Little Book of Sloth
"Sloths are pretty easy to love, but Sam Trull's love seems to know no bounds. Her adorable photos will send even the most reluctant reader into a slothloving frenzy." Rachel Feltman, Reporter for the Washington Post's Blog Speaking of Science"
"Nothing says adorable quite like photos of sloths living life to the fullest and loving every second of it." --TODAY.com "Filled with gorgeous photos and fascinating facts, Slothlove touches on Trull's journey from primatologist to sloth-ologist." --Mental Floss

"These baby sloths raise cute to a whole new level." --Reader's Digest

"You know the Mother of Dragons. Now meet the Mother of Sloths." --Upworthy

"Adorbz to the nth degree." --The Huffington Post

"Exactly as precious as it sounds." --Bustle

"There is not enough cute in the world for these rescued baby sloths." --HelloGiggles.com

"[A] heartwarming collection." --Daily Mail

"A must-see for anyone who loves cute pictures of baby animals." --Lonely Planet

"An intimate look at what it's like to spend every day hanging out with such fascinating creatures." --Mother Nature Network

"A collection of dozens of portraits of adorable, googley-eyed sloth orphans." --Good News Network

"Filled with adorable photographs." --INSIDER "Trull's book offers a window into the wildlife of the Costa Rican rainforest." --The Weather Channel

"Sam Trull is a super-talented photographer and her Slothlove is totally infectious. I defy anyone that reads it not to fall equally in love with Sam's rescued sloths." --Lucy Cooke, National Geographic Explorer, Zoologist, and Bestselling Author of A Little Book of Sloth

"Sloths are pretty easy to love, but Sam Trull's love seems to know no bounds. Her adorable photos will send even the most reluctant reader into a slothloving frenzy." --Rachel Feltman, Reporter for the Washington Post's Blog Speaking of Science