Largest Crocodiles in the World
Largest crocodiles weighs one ton and is believed responsible for eating at least one fisherman, but this monster crocodile has finally been caught by 100 very cautious men. Bunawan, Agusan del Sur, Philippines—A 21-foot (6.4m) long crocodile weighing one tonne (1,075 kg), suspected of attacking several people has been caught in the.
Local residents had been fearful of crocodile attacks since a fisherman and young girl had gone missing over the past year. The largest crocodiles was caught, after a three-week hunt, in a creek in the Philippines by villagers who had lived in fear of it for more than 20 years. It took three weeks to hunt down the giant crocodile and nearly 100 people to take it out of the water.
It twice broke from restraining ropes before it was properly secured and it became extremely “aggressive” several times. The largest crocodiles was named “Lolong,” after one of its captors Ernesto “Lolong” Conate, a Palawan-based crocodile hunter who was part of the team that helped captured the gigantic crocodile but died from heart attack at the course of their mission.
The World’s largest crocodiles Captured, named Lolong after a wildlife expert who died of a stroke during the two-week hunt for the buffalo-killer, will live in a cage to be built in Barangay Consuelo in Bunawan, Agusan del Sur. Local officials who will care for Lolong will be aided by a team from the Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau (PAWB).
He’s currently living in temporary dwellings in the village of Consuelo, where the nature park is temporarily closed to help Lolong adjust to his new environment. The Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau (PAWB) will be coming up with a set of rules and regulations for the proposed public viewing of the largest crocodiles in captivity, noting that the gigantic animal should also be treated with respect.