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Bunawan : Philippines | Sep 15, 2011 at 11:40 AM PDT
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The Philippines hunters captured the largest crocodile of the world last week. The weight of the crocodiles was 1077 kg (about 2400 pounds) and the length was 21 ft.

Usually the size of salt water crocodile is crocodile is 15.9 ft which weighs about 1000 kg. This specie is found in northern Australia, East India, around South and South-east Asia and in waters along there area.

On the record two largest crocodiles were found in 1974 and 1983 in Mary River (Australia) and Fly River (New Guinea) Respectively. The first one was killed by the wildlife rangers while in the case of second crocodile; its skin was found which was measured.

Fortunately, the Lolong Crocodile in found and caught alive and it is decided to keep it in the zoo for visitors.

The crocodile was caught by 100 men to pick it out from the river. One wildlife official was died because of crocodile’s stroke.

The crocodile killed several people in last two years. This was the second effort to catch this crocodile. Villagers are very happy and the want to have snaps with this largest animal.

Officials forced crocodile to vomit but they did not find any human, animal or buffalo (eaten) inside its stomach. While it has eaten a 12 years old girl, a farmer and also officials.

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Lolong: Largest crocodile of the world
The Philippines hunters captured the largest crocodile of the world last week. The weight of the crocodiles was 1077 kg (about 2400 pounds) and the length was 21 ft.Usually the size of salt water crocodile is crocodile is 15.9 ft which weighs about 1000 kg. This specie is found in northern Australia, East India, around South and South-east Asia and in waters along there area.On the record two largest crocodiles were found in 1974 and 1983 in Mary River (Australia) and Fly River (New Guinea) Respectively. The first one was killed by the wildlife rangers while in the case of second crocodile; its skin was found which was measured.Fortunately, the Lolong Crocodile in found and caught alive and it is decided to keep it in the zoo for visitors.The crocodile was caught by 100 men to pick it out from the river. One wildlife official was died because of crocodile’s stroke.The crocodile killed several people in last two years. This was the second effort to catch this crocodile. Villagers are very happy and the want to have snaps with this largest animal.Officials forced crocodile to vomit but they did not find any human, animal or buffalo (eaten) inside its stomach. While it has eaten a 12 years old girl, a farmer and also officials.
neng is based in Butuan, Caraga, Philippines, and is a Stringer for Allvoices.
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