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CNN Hero 2015 nominee Monique Pool has been helping rescue animals in her native Suriname since 2005. She is recognized for her particular interest in three-toed and two-toed sloths, of which she has rescued and released several hundred in the past decade.

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CNN Hero 2015 nominee Monique Pool has been helping rescue animals in her native Suriname since 2005. She is recognized for her particular interest in three-toed and two-toed sloths, of which she has rescued and released several hundred in the past decade.

Photo by John Nowak/CNN

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Meet some of the rescued sloths that share CNN Hero Monique Pool's home in Suriname. In time, she hopes to release them back into the rainforest.

CNN Hero Monique Pool: Hanging with the sloths

Meet some of the rescued sloths that share CNN Hero Monique Pool's home in Suriname. In time, she hopes to release them back into the rainforest.