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Museum urged to expedite taxidermy on ‘Lolong’

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‘Lolong’.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau of the environment department is pressing the National Museum to expedite the stuffing and preservation of “Lolong,” the world’s biggest saltwater crocodile in captivity that died in Agusan del Sur last February.

Posted: June 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | 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 »

‘Lolong’ tissues sent to UP

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Lolong is covered with ice chunks to preserve his remains. AP PHOTO/ERWIN MASCARINAS

Tissue samples of Lolong, the saltwater crocodile which died early this week, have been sent to the University of the Philippines in Los Banos (UPLB) for analysis.

Posted: February 16th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Air Force flies injured crocodile to capital for surgery at QC park

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A 10-foot crocodile with a wide gash near its belly was flown from its home in Indanan, Sulu, to Manila aboard a C-130 Philippine Air Force cargo plane to be treated for its injury.

Posted: January 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Step aside, Cassius, here comes ‘Lolong’

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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 [...]

Posted: September 16th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

World’s biggest croc in danger, says mayor

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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 [...]

Posted: September 15th, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

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