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Paquito and me

Martin Herrera poses with his favorite rooster "Paquito" around other roosters in his house in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Martin Herrera poses with his favorite rooster "Paquito" around other roosters in his house in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Martin Herrera poses with his favorite rooster "Paquito" around other roosters in his house in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate
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Martin Herrera, 58, who has had a love for roosters since his childhood, and has spent the last 20 years domesticating and training them, walks with his favorite rooster "Paquito" in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Martin Herrera, 58, who has had a love for roosters since his childhood, and has spent the last 20 years domesticating and training them, walks with his favorite rooster "Paquito" in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Martin Herrera, 58, who has had a love for roosters since his childhood, and has spent the last 20 years domesticating and training them, walks with his favorite rooster "Paquito" in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate
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"Paquito", the favourite rooster of Martin Herrera, stands next to an old man playing violin in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

"Paquito", the favourite rooster of Martin Herrera, stands next to an old man playing violin in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

"Paquito", the favourite rooster of Martin Herrera, stands next to an old man playing violin in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate
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Martin Herrera, boards a bus with his favorite rooster "Paquito" in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Martin Herrera, boards a bus with his favorite rooster "Paquito" in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Martin Herrera, boards a bus with his favorite rooster "Paquito" in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate
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A tourist reacts as she takes a picture with "Paquito", the favourite rooster of Martin Herrera, in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

A tourist reacts as she takes a picture with "Paquito", the favourite rooster of Martin Herrera, in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

A tourist reacts as she takes a picture with "Paquito", the favourite rooster of Martin Herrera, in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate
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"Paquito" stands inside a shop window of a clothing store in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

"Paquito" stands inside a shop window of a clothing store in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

"Paquito" stands inside a shop window of a clothing store in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate
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Martin Herrera, walks with his favourite rooster "Paquito" during procession of Holy Week in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Martin Herrera, walks with his favourite rooster "Paquito" during procession of Holy Week in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Martin Herrera, walks with his favourite rooster "Paquito" during procession of Holy Week in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate
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"Paquito" crows in the yard of the house in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

"Paquito" crows in the yard of the house in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

"Paquito" crows in the yard of the house in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate
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Martin Herrera gives water to his favourite rooster "Paquito" while walks in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Martin Herrera gives water to his favourite rooster "Paquito" while walks in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Martin Herrera gives water to his favourite rooster "Paquito" while walks in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate
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"Paquito" crows while traveling by bus with Martin Herrera in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

"Paquito" crows while traveling by bus with Martin Herrera in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

"Paquito" crows while traveling by bus with Martin Herrera in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate
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Martin Herrera, poses with his favorite rooster "Paquito" in his house in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Martin Herrera, poses with his favorite rooster "Paquito" in his house in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Martin Herrera, poses with his favorite rooster "Paquito" in his house in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate
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"Paquito" jumps off the shoulders of Martin Herrera while he walks by the city in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

"Paquito" jumps off the shoulders of Martin Herrera while he walks by the city in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

"Paquito" jumps off the shoulders of Martin Herrera while he walks by the city in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate
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"Paquito" walks along the sidewalks of the city in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

"Paquito" walks along the sidewalks of the city in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

"Paquito" walks along the sidewalks of the city in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate
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Martin Herrera eats with his favourite rooster "Paquito" at the Central market in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Martin Herrera eats with his favourite rooster "Paquito" at the Central market in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Martin Herrera eats with his favourite rooster "Paquito" at the Central market in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate
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Martin Herrera leaves his house with his favorite rooster "Paquito" on the shoulder towards the city in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Martin Herrera leaves his house with his favorite rooster "Paquito" on the shoulder towards the city in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Martin Herrera leaves his house with his favorite rooster "Paquito" on the shoulder towards the city in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate
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Martin Herrera feeds his favorite rooster "Paquito" as he travels by bus to the city in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Martin Herrera feeds his favorite rooster "Paquito" as he travels by bus to the city in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Martin Herrera feeds his favorite rooster "Paquito" as he travels by bus to the city in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate
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People take a picture with "Paquito" in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

People take a picture with "Paquito" in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

People take a picture with "Paquito" in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate
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Martin Herrera walks with his favourite rooster "Paquito" among pigeons at the Culture Square in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Martin Herrera walks with his favourite rooster "Paquito" among pigeons at the Culture Square in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Martin Herrera walks with his favourite rooster "Paquito" among pigeons at the Culture Square in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate
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Martin Herrera poses with his favourite rooster "Paquito" in his house in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Martin Herrera poses with his favourite rooster "Paquito" in his house in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Martin Herrera poses with his favourite rooster "Paquito" in his house in San Jose, Costa Rica. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate
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