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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
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
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.
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
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?
RE: shark population in costa rica« Reply #5 on: June 16 2016 05:06:00 »
Yes big crocodile in Tamarindo right in front of the river mouth at Witches Rock.
What kind of sharks are there in Costa Rica?