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? about croc zoo at Los Lagos

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? about croc zoo at Los Lagos

My oldest child is an animal activist and I'm wondering about the croc zoo at this resort. Are they keeping a crocodile in captivity and if so, what are the conditions?

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1. Re: ? about croc zoo at Los Lagos

To be honest we didn't visit the croc farm when we stayed there. However, I would be really surprised if the conditions were bad. Hope someone else can offer firsthand advice. Your son might like a visit to the animal refuge, Proyecto Asis.

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To me some hotels and resorts...are using the REFUGEE or SANCTUARY as an excuse to show caged animals...they are promoting pouchers to got to our rivers and jungles and removed animals...to later sell them to some hotels...under the excuse that they are protecting animals... those hotels are really a disgrace for our country...they just like to show caged animals...poor inocent animals...please do not support those hotels!

Just buckle up and enjoy the ride in PARADISE!

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3. Re: ? about croc zoo at Los Lagos

I will stay out of the ethics discussion, since I have no idea how crocs like captivity . But I have been there and can tell you how it is.

I was there this year, the crocodiles are in captivity in a fairly large area (maybe 1/4 of a football field) with a couple of ponds in it, all open to the sky. It's comparable to what I have seen at some zoos. We enjoyed it and liked the hotel (good for kids)........I did not get to talk to the crocs about their opinion.

The best place to see crocs in the wild in CR seems to be the Tarcoles River on the way to Manuel Antonio.

PVR

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