TIL A local fisherman in Costa Rica nursed a crocodile back to health after it had been shot in the head, and released the reptile back to its home. The next day, the man discovered “Pocho” had followed him home and was sleeping on the man’s porch. For 20 years Pocho became part of the man’s family.

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“Shedden’s first wife had left him because he was spending too much time with the crocodile. “Once the crocodile followed me home, and came to me whenever I called its name, I knew it could be trained,” noted Shedden. “Another wife I could get. Pocho was one in a million.””

dhazard33

Who needs a guard dog when you can have a guard crocodile.

Limp_Distribution

>Shedden’s first wife had left him because he was spending too much time with the crocodile. Incredible.

Seinfeldologist

& for those 20 years, Shedden never worried once about anyone breaking into his house and stealing his shit.

Kizmo2

>One of Pocho’s behaviors was to rush at Shedden with his mouth open when he entered the water, but he would close his mouth before he got too close, allowing a kiss on his snout instead. Nope nope nope

GhettoChemist