The saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus), also known as the estuarine crocodile, Indo-Pacific crocodile, marine crocodile, sea-going crocodile or informally as saltie, is the largest of all living reptiles, as well as the largest terrestrial and riparian predator in the world.
A large male from Philippines, named Lolong, was the largest saltwater crocodile ever caught and placed ...
in captivity. He was 6.17 m, and weighed 1,075 kg. Believed to have eaten two villagers, Lolong was captured on 3 September 2011, and died in captivity on 10 February 2013. Wiki
Saltwater crocodile Crocodylus porosus News
A 16.11-foot crocodile was captured by fishermen in Barangay Sukabulan, Simunul, Tawi-Tawi on Friday morning.
The saltwater crocodile was spotted by fishermen on Thursday afternoon, according to Ruben Balcorza of the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office of Simunul.
A fisherman who saw the crocodile told Balcorza that he mistook it for a wood log and when he approached it, he was shocked that it moved.
He immediately reported the incident to other fishermen and barangay officials, which prompted them to conduct a rescue operation on the crocodile.
During the rescue op ...
Supposedly, you would immediately report to authorities once you see a huge crocodile roaming around your community.
But that was not the case in one remote area in Palawan after a humongous reptile, about two to three meters long, was seen resting about 200 meters away from the Rabor Elementary School in Balabac, Palawan.
In fact, one of the schools teachers Dionisio Lantawan even had the courage to take a selfie with the massive saltwater crocodile early this week.
Tulog kasi nung lumapit ako. Pero ang laki talaga natakot nga yung mga bata din dito (The crocodile was asleep when I a ...
Nahuli ng mga residente sa Buligay River sa Barangay Tub-Tub sa bayang ito ang isang buwaya, Huwebes noong nakaraang linggo.
Sa pagsusuri ng Palawan Council for Sustainable Development at Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office (MENRO) Brooke's Point, isa itong salt water crocodile na may habang 6.8 feet.
The National Museum of the Philippines on Thursday moved "Lolong," the world's once biggest crocodile in captivity, to the National Museum of Natural History.
In a Facebook post, the National Museum said Lolong will now have "a new and permanent home" in the National Museum of Natural History, which will open mid-2017, to raise awareness on marshland ecology.
"The move was facilitated by the Zoology Division staff and it took about 18 men to carry him. He is now being prepared for exhibition to create awareness for Philippine wildlife and make us understand more about marshland ecology," ...
A fisherman found a saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) inside his fish pen in Rizal town in southern Palawan.
Councilman Salcedo Bundal of Barangay Culasian said the owner of the fish pen thought he had caught a huge fish but was surprised when he saw a saltwater crocodile trying to wiggle its way out on Monday.
Bundal did not name the fish pen owner but said he had left the crocodile where it was "because he doesn't know what to do with it."
He said there have been sightings of saltwater crocodiles near the mouth of the river in Culasian and some of them may have been responsib ...
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