Saltwater crocodile

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

  • NGO Bares Croc Conservation Plan In Palawan

    NGO Bares Croc Conservation Plan In Palawan

    he Provincial Board has allowed the Crocodylus Porosus Philippines, Inc. (CPPI) on Tuesday to present its research studies and conservation initiatives to protect the saltwater crocodile in identified sites in Palawan.

    The CPPI is a non-government organization that was established in October 2000 to work on the research and conservation of two known species of the large aquatic reptiles that can be found in the country - the saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) and the freshwater crocodile (Crocodylus mindorensis).

    Board Member Albert Rama said the CPPI was only permitted to present ...

  • Green Group Steps Up Study On Endangered Croc

    Green Group Steps Up Study On Endangered Croc

    A non-government organization specializing on crocodile research and conservation has stepped up its research study on the critically endangered Philippine Crocodile (Crocodylus mindorensis) on its introduced habitat in Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte.

    Rainier I. Manalo, program head of crocodile research and conservation of the Crocodylus Porosus Philippines Incorporated (CPPI) explained that the Philippine Crocodile is a smaller freshwater cousin of the more abundant Salt-water Crocodile (Crocodylus Porosus).

    According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List of ...

  • Lolong Back As Star At Natl Museum Of Natural History

    Lolong Back As Star At Natl Museum Of Natural History

    The skeletal remains of Lolong, once the world's largest crocodile in captivity, proved to be a major crowd drawer at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), which formally opened on Friday to coincide with National Museum Day.

    Measuring 6.17 meters or almost 21 feet from the tip of its snout to the end of its tail, Lolong was certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest saltwater crocodile ever captured.

    After a three-month hunt, local villagers from an impoverished town in Agusan del Sur province captured the reptile in September 2011, and kept it in a small po ...

  • 11 Talampakang Buwaya Nakunan Ng Video Sa Palawan

    Nakuhanan ng video ng isang empleyado ng Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) ang isang buwaya sa Balabac, Palawan nitong Lunes.

    Kuwento ni Rodel Bacaro, nagpapahinga sila sa coastal area ng Barangay 5 Poblacion matapos magsagawa ng inspeksiyon sa isa sa mga pasilidad ng DENR.

    Laking gulat nalang nila nang makitang lumalangoy ang buwaya sa dagat.

    "Sa tingin namin lahat, mga 11 feet 'yung haba ng buwaya," aniya.

    Si Bacaro na isang environmental monitoring officer ay nakatalaga sa Environmental Management Bureau ng DENR.

    Batay sa kanilang pagsusuri, isa itong sa ...

  • Nagliligawan Na Mga Buwaya Sa Palawan

    Usap-usapan ngayon sa social media ang video ng 2 buwaya na tila nagliligawan sa isang ilog sa Balabac, Palawan.

    Kuwento ni Rodel Ronas ng Department of Environment and Natural Resources, nakuhanan niya ang 2 buwaya noong Pebrero 28 sa isang ilog sa Barangay Rabor.

    Aniya, tila nagliligawan ang mga buwaya dahil parte ito ng kanilang breeding season na nagsisimula sa Enero hanggang Setyembre.

    Makikita sa video ang biglaang paglabas ng isang buwaya na sinundan naman ng mas malaking buwaya.

    Batay sa ilang mga pag-aaral, nagsta-stalk ang mga lalaking buwaya sa mga babaeng buwaya hanggan ...

  • Palawan Eyes Crocodile Sanctuaries In Balabac

    Palawan Eyes Crocodile Sanctuaries In Balabac

    The Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD) and the provincial government are considering the possibility of turning some areas in Balabac town into "crocodile sanctuaries" to protect residents from further attacks due to habitat intrusion.

    Gil Acosta Jr., Provincial Information Officer, said Friday afternoon the creation of sanctuaries came up after Balabac fisherman Rebenti Ladja was killed by a saltwater crocodile in Sitio Tukanigao, Barangay Catagupan this week.

    "The PCSD plan we are studying is to totally declare some areas as sort of protected areas, where it would be un ...