Gold Cup Crocodiles


For this week’s cartoon for The Costa Rica Star, I took on the issue of “too many crocodiles” in that nation.

One agency in that nation is suing two others to conduct a study to determine if there is over-population of crocodiles in that country. Lawsuits must work different in Costa Rica than in the U.S. Is there a crocodile return policy? But that’s not the only croc-related lawsuit going on down there. A mayor is in hot water over the safety of people who gather to view crocodiles.

For sheer Costa Rican croc-related entertainment, watch this guy eat a stingray.

There weren’t any crocs playing goal tender for the Costa Rican team in the Gold Cup semi-finals on Saturday, but maybe they could have used one. The CR team was on a roll after defeating Panama to advance to meet the United States in Dallas. The home of the Dallas Cowboys is where a lot of bad things happen, and this time it was for the Costa Ricans as the U.S. defeated them 2-0.

Better luck next time, Costa Rica. But hey, I got to draw a crocodile.

There will be a new cartoon from me for the Star next weekend.

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  1. Not a correction, I swear. This is a legitimate question.

    “For sheer Costa Rican croc-related entertainment, watch this guy eat a stingray.” Is there supposed to be a link in that sentence? I wanna see a guy eat a stingray (even if that guy’s a croc)!

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