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World’s Largest Crocodile Captured in Philippines

7 Sep

A 21 foot, 2,370 pound crocodile was captured after a three week hunt by villagers in the Philippines. The one-ton beast is considered by most to be the world’s largest crocodile.

Villagers believe the crocodile killed a water buffalo and attacked a fisherman during the last month. As it is against the law in the Philippines to kill crocodiles, the beast will star in an exhibit at an ecotourism park.

The crocodile is named Lolong and locals believe their is an even larger one lurking in the nearby waters.

Check out this incredible video of Lolong that was posted on YouTube.

The AP has video of his capture:

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One Response to “World’s Largest Crocodile Captured in Philippines”

  1. MKal September 7, 2011 at 4:33 pm #

    There is a reason Captain Hook had a fear of crocodiles…

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