Updated at 5:33 p.m. July 22
A U.S. tourist had his right leg amputated Friday afternoon after a crocodile attacked him near the Playa Grande estuary in Tamarindo, Guanacaste. The surfer, 59-year-old John Becker, also sustained minor injuries to his face and lost large quantities of blood. He remains in critical condition at the Enrique Baltodano Hospital in Liberia.
This is the third and most severe attack on a surfer near the estuary in the last three years. In

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