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Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Wisher1000, Jul 28, 2012.

  1. scottcaddy

    scottcaddy Overrun With Chickens

    Well at least you are bigger then it was, and have hands da-boot.
    Be carefull and have fun!!
  2. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    I have not posted for a very, very long time but have been reading the posts at least daily, keeping up with all the news.

    The shark story reminded me of when we were sailing up the Western Australian Coast, dropped anchor off this absolutely beautiful, deserted beach, took the dinghy in and spent a few hours swimming and having a wonderful time. Went back to the yacht that evening.

    Woke up the next morning, stepped out onto the deck for a yawn and stretch and there were 3 x 7 foot crocodiles sunning on the same beach we had been playing on!

    Yikes [​IMG]
  3. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

    Apr 11, 2010
    Oh Wisher, that food looks wonderful. That's pretty cool that you got to have someone cook it up for you.. Yumm!
  4. superchemicalgirl

    superchemicalgirl HEN PECKED

    Jan 10, 2010
    Vacationland, Maine
    We are going to have to make a decision, soon. We chased it off by accident last night (trying to catch it to delouse it). However, went I went out this morning he was waiting by the run for "his flock" to come out and play. And then when I was about to step in the shower he had a guinea-seizure right outside the bedroom window and woke BF up. I will have to see if I can get a clean shot at him in the next few days.

    Welcome back to posting. Stick with it! And step away from the gators. Yikes, indeed.
  5. Bunnylady

    Bunnylady POOF Goes the Pooka

    Nov 27, 2009
    Wilmington, NC
    We have gators that occasionally go surfing around here, but salt-water crocodiles are quite a different story. Yikes, indeed![​IMG]
  6. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    Both American Crocodiles and Spectacled Caimans are common in lowland rivers on both Atlantic and Pacific coasts of Costa Rica
    They are prominent in river deltas and along ocean beaches near rivers. American crocodiles range from Florida to Brazil and Ecuador as well as many of the Caribbean islands.
    Caimans are small (only up to 7 or 8 feet) but crocodiles can get over 20 ft. (7 meters)

    I've taken pictures of all the crocodiles under that bridge. People throw whole chickens off of the bridge to feed them. The only thing the crocodiles didn't eat was his head.
    The last week I was there another guy got eaten. It was all over the news.

    Tiny Costa Rica (the size of West Virginia) has more crocodile attacks on humans and fatalities than any other country. Over 1,000 in the last 4 years. There are swimming danger warnings on beaches near rivers. Interesting video in the next link.

    The following attack on a surfer was originally reported as a caiman (probably due to its small size)

    Don't disrespect them.
    Last edited: Jun 25, 2014
  7. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member Project Manager

  8. Wisher1000

    Wisher1000 Bama Biddy

    Hey, Dude! I'm in Pensacola today! Maybe we will run into each other. We are touring the Navel Aviation Museum on the base. It's just a few minutes from Mexico Beach!


    Last edited: Jun 25, 2014
  9. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    Looks like you're having a nice vacation.
  10. Wisher1000

    Wisher1000 Bama Biddy


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