pictures from a cruise – part seven – crocodiles

Puerto Caldera was a stop in Costa Rica in Central America.

Some of the cruise passengers enjoyed a crocodile photo safari.

This first photograph is of a painting by a local artist.

 

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A local tour on horseback was available.

 

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There appear to be competing crocodile tours at the river’s edge.

 

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Here is a sign for another tour operator.

 

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Children posing for a picture.

 

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A view of the river.

 

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The safari boat underway.

 

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Lucy aboard the tour boat.

 

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The crocodile master or conjurer.

 

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Wading further into the water.

 

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Offering bait to lure one of the animals to the shore.

 

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Can you see the snout of the crocodile in the picture?

 

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Desiring an easy meal (or appetizer), the crocodile comes ashore.

 

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This is getting too close for comfort.

 

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Just about there.

 

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Must have snatched the food very quickly, as this is the next image captured.

 

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Back into the watery environment the reptile likes.

 

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