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Topic: shark population in costa rica

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By:

Mello

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RE: shark population in costa rica

« on: December 10 2008 15:12:00 »

Man, you must be careful with the Crocs...rsrs

By:

Mutt

RE: shark population in costa rica

« Reply #1 on: February 21 2009 14:02:00 »

From THE definitive resource on world wide shark attacks.  If it is reported this group has a record of it..

Country        attacks  fatal   last fatal
Costa Rica        5               2           1964

http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/fish/sharks/statistics/GAttack/mapMiddle.htm

By:

zza

RE: shark population in costa rica

« Reply #2 on: August 09 2009 12:08:00 »

i live in costa rica half the time and spend many hours a day surfing, i have been surfing for only a few years. but i was surfing on a safe beach, with lots of swimmers, surfers, and people and i saw a 12 foot long tiger shark. very aggressive dangerous shark. but i still go all the time. the beach was samara beach. there is always a little danger but the odds of getting attacked by a shark are less then the odds of having a coconut fall on your head and kill you, plus if your one of the people who wants to worry i would look into crocodiles attacking people in the ocean because my brother has seen them and many other people i know, lots of scary killer story's. beware. even though i am only 13 i   know my stuff.

By:

memitosurf

RE: shark population in costa rica

« Reply #3 on: December 25 2013 04:12:00 »

i don't know in 5 years, but 2 deadly attacks in the last 15 years and both surfers were adverted by locals though you should worry about crocs more but not a lot

By:

Jim

RE: shark population in costa rica

« Reply #4 on: September 11 2014 03:09:00 »

Indeed crocks are more to be worries about than sharks, stay away from river mouth/ estuary when surfing.
Wasn't there a big croc a few months ago in Tamarindo?


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