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TBT: Costa Rica’s most famous crocodile

Nearly 10 years ago, Pocho the crocodile died of natural causes in Siquirres, Costa Rica.

TBT: Irazú Volcano’s two-year eruption

In March 1963, Irazú Volcano in Costa Rica began a period of eruptions that would last two years.

Throwback Thursday: 2006 Arenal Volcano lava flows

For years, La Fortuna's 8,000 residents made their peace with the consistently active volcano to form a delicate harmony.

TBT: Watch ‘Endless Summer II,’ the documentary that popularized Tamarindo

By the 1990s, Tamarindo and nearby surf spots — Witch's Rock, Ollie's Point — weren't exactly secrets, but the release of “Endless Summer II” really broke things wide open.

TBT: Pan Am Flight 421 crashes in Costa Rica on this day in 1980

On this day in 1980, a Boeing 727 operating Pan American World Airways flight 421 crashed short of Costa Rica's Juan Santamaría International Airport. 

TBT: Costa Rica’s National Stadium

The 35,000-seat stadium replaced its predecessor of the same name and location.
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