Friday, April 06, 2007

Centenary croc tradition

Costa Ricans carry a crocodile captured during the traditional Good Friday crocodile hunt near Ortega, Costa Rica, Friday, April 6, 2007. The inhabitants of Ortega have captured a crocodile on Good Friday for its curative properties for more than 150 years. (AP Photo/Kent Gilbert)

Note: the animal is not killed. It is released unharmed after a couple of days when the festivities are over.

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