The funeral of Pocho the Crocodile

The funeral of Pocho the Crocodile

Gilberto “Chito” Shedden bids farewell to his long time friend Pocho the crocodile at an October 16 funeral. Chito sang to his departed pet and held his ‘hand’, Pocho, a national treasure of Costa Rican culture, was stuffed. Pocho remains on permanent display behind glass in the Sequirres town museum.

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