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Pocho, the domesticated Costa Rican crocodile will be immortalized and put on display in a museum in the village that cried upon hearing of his demise and prayed him onto the great beyond. continue reading »
TThe 50 year old "Poncho" the Crocodile was tame and performed tricks and stunts for passersby, directed by fisherman Gilberto Shedden until he passed away on Tuesday. Costa Rican fisherman Gilberto Shedden, known as “Chito” lost his best friend this week: a 980 pound crocodile, almost 16 feet long. continue reading »
Costa Rica and El Salvador, two countries highly affected by drug-related violence in recent years, have urged the United Nations to help fight drug cartels and organized crime, and called on Member States with high numbers of drug consumers to take the lead on the issue. continue reading »
This week Costa Rica experienced several moderate earthquakes with thousands of after shocks, which is not usual for this Central American nation. What is usual is that Guacalito River located near Armenia de Upala simply disappeared and turned into a muddy mess. continue reading »
Carlos feeds the wild crocodile a piece of chicken right out of his hand! continue reading »
A tragic accident has occurred this week in Costa Rica where a 16-year old Kansas teenager was fatally shot by the hotel security guard where his school group was staying. continue reading »
The San Antonio Zoo is welcoming a very BIG and scary bug from Costa Rica – the elephant beetle. You would think the fact this beetle noshes on rotting fruit and oozing tree sap would be enough to put this critter as a Yuk but it’s the size that is unsettling. continue reading »