By Gregg Yan
“They look like dinosaurs!” I screamed, gaping at live crocodiles for the first time with my brother, Jaypee. This was Manila Zoo in the 1990s and to pint-sized kids, 14-foot crocodiles seemed giant, ancient and utterly invincible.
By Kristine L. Alave
Maybe what Lolong, the 1-ton crocodile caught in the Agusan Marsh last month, needs is a change of scenery.
By Dennis Jay Santos
Guinness World Records has delayed its validation process to determine if “Lolong,” the 1,075-kilogram saltwater crocodile captured here on Sept. 3, is indeed the largest reptile in captivity, Bunawan, Agusan del Sur, Mayor Edwin Elorde said Saturday.
Sydney—An Australian crocodile called Cassius Clay on Thursday was declared the biggest in captivity by Guinness World Records, although his reign may be brief after reports of a rival giant emerged from the Philippines. Measuring just under 5.5 meters and weighing close to a ton, Cassius was captured in Northern Territory in 1984. Named after [...]
By Rosa May de Guzman-Maitem
Bunawan, Agusan del Sur—“Lolong,” cordoned and padlocked in a pen, faces danger from intruders who may want to harm the 6.4-meter-long saltwater crocodile, according to Mayor Edwin Elorde. “There could be saboteurs out there who may want to cut short the star power of our catch,” Elorde said. “Maybe some sectors want Lolong dead,” he [...]