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Canadian Denounced For Feeding Crocodiles In Tamarindo

Ministry of Environment (MINAE) will be opening a case against a Canadian man, recorded by residents of Tamarindo, feeding a crocodile near the "Chiriguinto" restaurant. The MINAE says the practice is dangerous because it creates a dependence oi these reptiles and they get used to...

Crocodile Captured in Santa Ana

The absence of ducks on their  property alerted their owners to the presence of an unexpected visitor, a 2 meter long crocodile. Although it seems incredible, the reptile was in a property located in Santa Ana. Experts from the Refugio Herpetológico de Costa Rica (Herpetological...

Residents Of Guanacaste Once Again Denied Permit To Catch (and Release) A Crocodile

The residents of Santa Cruz de Guanacaste are up in arms once again since the National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC) denied them permission for the traditional 'lagarteada'(the catch and release of a crocodile). The tradition that is more than 200 years old in the...

Police Capture and Release Crocodile in Matina, Limon (Photos)

, sFor peace of residents, police officers (#fuerzapublicaCR ) in Matina, Limón, took to the unusual task of capturing a crocodile. The reptile, more than 3 meters (10 feet long), was spotted near homes in the community of Cuatro Millas. The animal was released in the...

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Photo from a post on Unknowrover.com dated February 19, 2017.

Something Is Changing The Sex of Crocodiles In Costa Rica

If you want to know whether a crocodile is a male or a female, you have to catch it. Don't bring your good shoes. "It's a muddy, wet mess," says Chris Murray, who spent three dry seasons in and near Palo Verde National Park...

Crocodile That Scared Tamarindo Tourists Moved to Nicoya Wildlife Area

(QCOSTARICA, by Roberto Acuña Ávalos, Vozdeguanacaste.com) A crocodile that attacked a tourist last July in Tamarindo and caused consternation among beachgoers is no longer in the area: It now lives in a wildlife area in the canton of Nicoya. On Oct. 16, rangers at Las...

Watch A Crocodile Devour A Cow in Costa Rica (Video)

  QCOSTARICA - In the Tarcoles river anything can happen. In the latest case, a cow wasn't so lucky. Tired, it slipped and fell. The crocodiles didn't miss a beat. This was near the 'crocodile bridge", the bridge over the Tarcoles river on the way to...

Run in a Zigzag if Chased by A Crocodile in Costa Rica. NOT.

TICO BULL - Imagine yourself in Costa Rica, a crocodile (or Caiman as called in Spanish) comes at you, what do you do? One of the oldest wildlife survival tips out there maintains that the best way to outrun a crocodile is to follow...

Tradition Moves A Town To Catch An Crocodile By Hand

QCOSTARICA - With not more than a few sticks, a net and a lot of courage, young and old from the village of Ortega, in the western part of Costa Rica, in the Guancaste province, kept alive the 150 year  oldtradition known as  the...

Crocodile-whisperers Draw Tourists to Costa Rica

TARCOLES (Costa Rica) — Tourists flock to Costa Rica’s Rio Grande de Tarcoles to see dangerous close encounters between river guides and crocodiles. “Tornado is the biggest male in this river, the chief male. He is 5.5 metres long. The last time we weighed him...

Crocodile Makes Surprise Visit to Naranjo Family Home

QCOSTARICA - Police were called to Naranjo Tuesday morning where a resident, Miguel Angel Murcia, complained that a crocodile was attempting to enter his house. The unusual visit however, was not social: the croc apparently smelled Murcia's delicious pet dog and it was 7:30 a.m.,...

Canadian Surfer Attacked by Crocodile in Tamarindo

QCOSTARICA - Val Muscalu of Montreal was attacked by a crocodile at Costa Rica’s Tamarindo Beach.  The attack occurred on his first day in Costa Rica, on March 6. The croc bit his foot, knocking him off his board. Muscalu swam to shore and was...

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