Giant Crocodile

September 5, 2011 by staff 

Giant CrocodileGiant Crocodile, It took 90 men to take a 21 feet long 385 pounds (175 kilos) of Philippine freshwater crocodile in a river in the era of the barangay Bunaw, Agusan del Sur tomorrow, Sunday.

Mayor Sylvia B. Bunaw Elorde said in a telephone interview Sun.Star Davao that three officials of Palawan Crocodile Farm Conservation Center and Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center of Palawan and led the team in the capture of the giant crocodile.

Elorde said that according to experts in Palawan, the crocodile with a width of 3.5 meters is the largest freshwater crocodile that has ever been caught in Philippine history.
But can not determine the age of the male alligator.

The effort to corner the crocodile has intensified after reports that several residents have been missing for months.

Shortly after midnight on Sunday, Palawan experts who have created a trap made of wood and other materials that are highly trapped crocodile while going for the bait.

Elorde said the crocodile is temporarily caged in Barangay Masapya awaiting transfer to a safer area.

Reportedly had at least four hours before the alligator was pulled out of the river successfully.

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