Philippine Crocodile

The Philippine crocodile, Crocodylus mindorensis, also known as the Mindoro crocodile or the Philippine freshwater crocodile, is one of two species of crocodile that are found in the Philippines, the other is the larger Indo-Pacific crocodile or saltwater crocodile. The Philippine crocodile, the species endemic only to the country, became data deficient to critically endangered in 2008 from exploi ...

tation and unsustainable fishing methods, such as dynamite fishing.  Wiki

Mindoro Philippine crocodile Crocodylus mindorensis News

  • Crocodile Conservation CPPI Releasing C. Mindorensis In Pilar Siargao Island

    Crocodylus Porosus Philippines, Inc. releasing C. Mindorensis in Barangay Jaboy, Pilar, Siargao Island.

  • Look 11 Foot Philippine Crocodile Captured In Mindanao

    An 11-foot female crocodile identified by experts as a Crocodylus Mindorensis, also known as Philippine Crocodile, was captured in Barangay Cuyapon, Kabacan, North Cotabato.

    The crocodile named "Kanluran" was living in the Liguasan Marsh.

    Fisherman Mamangkas Mangatong, 70, said he had to capture the reptile because it was destroying their fishnets and cages.

    "....hinuli ko kasi hindi na kami makapangisda, pero yung mga buwaya naman sa lugar na 'di kami nangingisda, hindi ko pinapakialaman," Mangatong said.

    Mamangkas said he has already captured over 50 crocodiles in Liguasan Marsh. ...

  • Impressive Peace And Order Situation Attracts Developer To Set Up Shop In Davao

    Even before President Rodrigo R. Duterte was sworn into office last June, his hometown has long been cited as a model city, praised largely for its favorable peace and order situation, and regarded as the premier agricultural and trade center of Mindanao.

    Indeed, the highly urbanized Davao City offers a number of unique products and attractions, including some of the country's best-tasting fruits, as well as scenic tourist spots, historical sites and landmarks, and pristine beaches. Add to that the unique chance for a close encounter with the famed Philippine Eagle or with some of the fierc ...

  • Beestieboys Visit Philippine Crocodile Project

    The VPRO children's television show Beestieboys visited the Philippine crocodile project of the Mabuwaya Foundation. Presenters Tim and Nicolaas met CML researcher Merlijn van Weerd, who is director of the Mabuwaya Foundation. They joined him on a crocodile night survey and during a school lecture on crocodiles and conservation in a small Philippine village.

    The highlight of the show is the release of a captive-raised Philippine crocodile into the wild, together with one of the Philippine schoolkids, Jackie.

    CML has been involved in Philippine crocodile research activities since 1999 whe ...

  • Philippine Crocodile Dunoy September 2016

    A wild juvenile Philippine crocodile filmed with the Mabuwaya Foundation drone in Catalangan River in Dunoy, San Mariano, Isabela.

  • Making Biodiversity Conservation A Breeze

    Every day a handful of forest-protection officers and about 100 volunteers take turnsw in manning their posts and conducting routine patrol in the Northern Sierra Madre Natural Park (NSMNP), a vast forest reserve and wildlife sanctuary in Isabela province.

    The Bantay Gubat personnel are always on the lookout for "unwelcomed guests" in the country's largest natural park.

    With just a handful of unarmed personnel fitted against illegal loggers and hunters, the task at hand is not a walk in the park.

    Equally daunting is the task of Bantay Gubat to record sightings of rare species of flora ...