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RE: shark population in costa rica« on: August 08 2005 23:08:00 »
If you REALLY want to worry about something remember three things while you're paddling out sea snakes, sea snakes and more sea snakes. Seen 'em. Freaked but no bites. Just think of how cool it would be to die in something as dramatic as a shark attack- a form o worship. I think in Hawaii it might make you some kingd of Super Spirit. Don't sweat it ............surender
RE: shark population in costa rica« Reply #1 on: August 19 2005 22:08:00 »
i think we are much more apt to be struck by leftover debris falling from the nasa challenger explosion than we are being bit by a big fish!
RE: shark testing/population in costa rica« Reply #3 on: August 30 2005 00:08:00 »
I didn't see a post from you since your Feb. 2005 post. So, either the test failed or you got punk'd by the sharks. I was gonna go to Tamarindo, but if you are teasing the sharks in those waters, I'll pass to another beach.
RE: shark population in costa rica« Reply #4 on: September 01 2005 19:09:00 »
Are you talking about the missing Ausie? The one who died in CR near Tamarindo?
RE: shark population in costa rica« Reply #5 on: September 01 2005 19:09:00 »
you're more likely to die driving someplace.. The Ticos drive crazy but it's sooo fun. Any way don't worry about the sharks. Stay out of the river mouths to avoid crocs and the sea snakes wont bite you. If they do bite you try to fall to sleep because you will die. Most of all have fun and pura vida.
RE: shark population in costa rica« Reply #6 on: September 12 2005 20:09:00 »
I really would like to know the truth about sharks and the Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste area. I plan to spend some time there every winter. Thanks alot
RE: shark population in costa rica« Reply #7 on: September 12 2005 23:09:00 »
Dead men don't talk - or report attacks.
RE: shark population in costa rica« Reply #8 on: September 15 2005 08:09:00 »
No, no sharks, no crocs. dont believe these people. I live here all my life and have never been eaten by anything. Come swimming with me, I will show you all the nice spots. Look at this one, nice lovely rivermouth, good current, clean water. You do have to watch out for locals, they throw sticks at you. It makes me so mad when I bite one of them and it's only a stick, people are soooo tricky. Hey, I can be tricky, too. See you soon!
RE: shark population in costa rica« Reply #9 on: September 23 2005 12:09:00 »
There are sharks all over the world. Bull sharks populate areas in Costa Rica. The chances of you being attacked are slim to none but there is a chance. If you are that scared don't go in the water. You have to be more careful of the rips. There are crocs but they are mostly up in the river mouth and they leave you alone. But my advice do not pet them. Just be smart. Driving is more dangerous.