This is a Star Wars-themed shelter for slothsLocation: San Antonio de Los Altos, VenezuelaJuan Carlos Rodriguez and his wife Haydee opened the shelterafter they rescued an injured Brown-throated slothThey dubbed him "Chuwie" after the furry Star Wars character Chewbacca(SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) CO-FOUNDER OF CHUWIE THE GENTLEMAN RESCUE CENTER, JUAN CARLOS RODRIGUEZ, SAYING:''When we rescued Chuwie and realized the animal is really badly protected in the country and after investigating other sloths in other countries, where they supposedly should be very well protected and very well known. We realized this animal is very badly researched worldwide. So we said to ourselves, "We have to do it." If we already have one, why not continue with another. Since we have another one, why not continue on.''The rescue center has rehabilitated 40 slothsand returned them to the wildThe couple hopes to set aside over 4,300 square feet of their propertyby mid 2022 to treat 50 sloths at a time(SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) CO-FOUNDER OF CHUWIE THE GENTLEMAN RESCUE CENTER, HAYDEE RODRIGUEZ, SAYING:"We see this sloth rescue and rehabilitation center as a NASA for sloths. We want to contribute to nature, to their lives, because they don't need to be in danger of extinction for us to protect them."