This afternoon a crocodile was captured on the beaches of Puerto Vallarta, at the height of the Fiesta Americana Hotel.
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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.