This afternoon a crocodile was captured on the beaches of Puerto Vallarta, at the height of the Fiesta Americana Hotel.
People who were in the area alerted the Fire Department who came to the rescue and together with Ecology personnel managed to capture the crocodile
The reptile was taken aboard a unit for analysis and then taken to the Boca de Tomates estuary.
A small crocodile was captured in the Cuale River of Puerto Vallarta and returned to its habitat last month.
Earlier this week a crocodile was found lynched in Puerto Vallarta with a note around its neck warning of more crocodile killings.
In the last month, one tourist has been attacked by a crocodile and a fisherman was killed at the Ameca River by a crocodile attack.