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Town, DENR play tug-of-war over crocodile

The crocodile caught by accident by a group of fishermen near the Liguasan Marsh in M’lang, North Cotabato. WILLIAMOR A. MAGBANUA/INQUIRER MINDANAO

A freshwater crocodile that was accidentally trapped near the Liguasan Marsh on Saturday has become the subject of a tug-of-war between the municipality and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

DENR tells LGU to turn over crocodile to care facility

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The Malaysian false gavial female crocodile which was killed during reproduction at a zoo in Amsterdam. AFP

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) provincial office in Kidapawan City has called on the local government here to turn over the freshwater crocodile that was accidentally trapped by a group of fishermen near the Liguasan Marsh on Saturday afternoon.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Truck hits pickup; 7 dead

Seven persons died when a ten-wheel truck hit a pickup vehicle along Diversion Road here on Saturday night.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Fishers who caught 8-foot crocodile want P40,000 cash for the beast

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The Malaysian false gavial female crocodile which was killed during reproduction at a zoo in Amsterdam. AFP

A group of fishermen caught a crocodile in the village of Dunguan here on Saturday but demanded P40,000 in cash in exchange for turning over the beast to authorities, local officials said.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Crocodile caught wandering around California mall

In this photo taken on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, and released by the California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, CDFW wildlife veterinarian Ben Gonzales, left, has just removed the duct tape from the muzzle of a 4-foot-long crocodile found at a shopping center with the help of aide Tom Batter, right, at the CDFW Wildlife Investigation Lab in Rancho Cordova, Calif. Authorities in Northern California are probably having quite the “tail” or tale to tell after their unusual capture of a crocodile roaming through a shopping center. Police and animal control officers on Wednesday wrangled the crocodile with a catch pole typically used for dogs after the reptile escaped from a plastic box placed outside a reptile store in Roseville. AP/California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, Steve Torres

Don’t shed any tears for a crocodile that was captured wandering outside a pet store at a Northern California shopping mall.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Rare female crocodile suffocates during mating

The Malaysian false gavial female crocodile which was killed during reproduction at a zoo in Amsterdam. AFP

A very rare and endangered female crocodile has died of suffocation in a Dutch zoo during attempted mating with a “dominant” male partner, the zoo said on Wednesday.

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Snake eats crocodile in Australia

A snake eats a crocodile at Queensland's Lake Moondarra, near the mining town of Mount Isa. AFP

A huge snake has won a life and death battle against a crocodile in Australia, swallowing the animal whole after a lengthy struggle before amazed onlookers.

Posted: March 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Police: Australian boy likely killed by crocodile

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Rangers searching for a 12-year-old boy snatched by a crocodile in northern Australia have recovered evidence strongly suggesting the boy died in the attack.

Posted: January 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Monster crocodile traps tourist on Australian island

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A tourist has had a lucky escape after being trapped on a remote Australian island for two weeks by a monster six-meter (20-foot) crocodile, reports said Monday.

Posted: September 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Big crocodile takes swimmer in Australian river

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A 5-meter (16-foot) crocodile snatched a 26-year-old swimmer in a notorious Australian river as several people celebrating a friend’s birthday watched, police said.

Posted: August 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Fatal crocodile attacked suspected in Australia

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Police were searching a northern Australian river for a 24-year-old man suspected to have been snatched by a crocodile while swimming with a friend.

Posted: August 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Sunbathing crocodile shocks Indonesian beachgoers

JAKARTA, Indonesia

Hundreds of sunbathers fled a popular Indonesian beach in panic when a four-meter (13-foot) crocodile laid down next to them to soak up some rays, an official said Wednesday.

Posted: May 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Where there is a Lolong, there will always be fish

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“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.

Posted: February 17th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

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