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Costa Ricans Seek Solutions to Crocodile-Human Encounters

By Wendy Anders In the wake of Friday’s crocodile attack of a Colorado surfer at Tamarindo beach in Costa Rioca’s northern Guanacaste province, legislators and tourist businesses are again clamoring for the government to manage the animals. The reptiles thrive in the warm, shallow waters of river mouths and mangrove swamps that dot both Pacific and Atlantic coasts. Many of these wetlands are protected wildlife areas or located within national parks. The estuary between Tamarindo and Playa Grande where Jonathan Becker was viciously attacked is one of many known crocodile habitats along Costa Rica’s coasts. It is part of the…

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