They are commonly known as CHITO and POCHO. Known as the 'Crocodile Man', Costa Rican animal lover Chito swims, plays and even feeds Pocho the giant crocodile in what is one of the world's most unlikely friendships. Chito made friends with the croc after finding him with a gunshot wound on the banks of the Central American state's Parismina river 20 years ago. â Godâs own Crocodileâ in âGodâs own country â at the Sri Anandapadmanabha Swamy temple in Kasaragod, Kerala. Because many people see the extraordinary friendship of heroes, crocodile and humans. This lake temple is in a small village called Ananthapura. 'He will look me in the eye and he does not attack me. Closer home, in the villages of the Gadchiroli district, a hyena named Jasper is seen embracing his rescuer. Predator-prey friendships like that of Chito, a local fisherman from Costa Rica, and Pocho, an over 15-foot long crocodile are not uncommon. He named the croc Pocho. A decade later, an employee at the finca saw Chito swimming with Pocho, and told local media. The Croc Whisperer Message claims that attached photographs depict Cairns North Queensland, Australia fisherman "Chito" wrestling in a Queensland lake with his best pal "Pocho", a 5.2 metre crocodile. He says he released Pocho into the wild but he followed him back, and the pair have been inseparable ever since. Like the first Pocho, Chito met this crocodile while fishing. A fisherman in Costa Rica has been explaining his unusual relationship with a crocodile called "Pocho", who he plays with like a pet dog. 'This is a very dangerous routine but Pocho is my friend and we have a good relationship,' says 52-year-old Chito. Deep in the Costa Rican jungle, a fisherman named Chito discovered a crocodile that had been shot in the eye by a cattle farmer and left for dead. Rather than trying to tame wild stallions, fearless Costa Rican fisherman Chito prefers a playful wrestle in the water with his best pal Pocho - a deadly 17ft crocodile. Chito was able to drag the massive reptile into his boat and brought him to his home, where he stayed by his side for months, nursing him back to health. But Chito enlisted the help of â¦ After this reputation of name CHITO and POCHO, Gilberto had to change his house and bought an ideal house, which was developed as a zoo, which had a swimming pool and a living room. Rather than trying to tame wild stallions, fearless Costa Rican fisherman Chito preferred a playful wrestle in the water with his best pal Pocho - a deadly 17ft crocodile.For several years, the 52-year-old daredevil drew gasps of amazement from onlookers by wading chest-deep into the water, then whistling for his 980lb buddy - and giving him an affectionate hug. Chito says he found the reptile with a gunshot wound 20 years ago on the banks of the Parismina river and nursed him back to health at his home. The 52-year-old daredevil draws gasps of amazement from onlookers by wading chest-deep into the water, then whistling for his 980lb buddy - and giving him an affectionate hug. Yes. Chito found Pocho wounded and near death on the shore of the Parismina River, in Limón province, in 1989. Since Pochoâs death in 2011, Chito had been working with a new crocodile whom he has named, appropriately, Pocho II. The crocodile had been shot in the left eye, and Chito nursed it back to health. Since that meeting, the fisherman has brought the reptile food and even pet the crocodile while the beast ate. He had been shot in the left eye by a cattle farmer and was close to death.