ANILA, Philippines a gigantic crocodile known as Lolong has the crown of worlds biggest crocodile. This monster brine crocodile is believed to be the biggest ever captured. It was named after a government environmental officer who died from a heart attack after traveling to Bunawan to help capture the beast. Hundred very cautious men in the southern Philippines following a spate of deadly attacks have finally caught Lolong with steel cable traps during a three-week hunt. The monster has brought, fear, tourism revenue pride, and attention to the remote southern Philippines town where it was captured. Guinness World Records acknowledged the giant and blamed for deadly attacks before it was captured. The 1,075-kilogram monstrous male is supposed of eating a farmer who went lost in the town of Bunawan, and of killing a 12-years old girl whose head was bitten off two years ago. However, the crocodile hunter Rollie examined the crocodile’s tummy contents by forcing it to vomit after it was captured. Though there was no trace of human, remains or of some water buffaloes also reported missing by local peoples. Now it has claimed a world record largest saltwater crocodile in captivity in the world.
Lolong has hit the ever time biggest crocodile, which measures 20.24 feet (6.17 meters) about 21ft from snout to tail and weighs more than a ton. The massive creature is the largest crocodile captured alive in recent years.
The monstrous reptile took the top spot and pull behind the previous captive record-holder from an Australian male crocodile, which lives at an Australian nature park. This massive crocodile measured more than 17 feet (5 meters) and weighed nearly a ton. Press reports also illustrate other gigantic crocodile measuring a 6.2-meter (20.3-foot) adult male killed in Papua New Guinea in 1982. It was measured after it was skinned.
The local administration of the breadline city of 30,000 peoples, has decided against putting down the crocodile. Bunawan Mayor Edwin Cox Elorde said that the Govt. would build a nature park where Lolong and other species will go on display. World’s biggest croc Lolong has turn into the superstar of a new ecotourism park and research center in the outskirts of Bunawan. Many people come to visit the park as the news capture of Lolong has spread. Elorde said his town has earned 3 million pesos ($72,000) from the modest entrance fees at the park. With most of the money being used to feed and care for the crocodile and preserve the park. Welcoming the Guinness statement and the growing attention for the crocodile, Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Ramon Paje saying it would help people to realize the biodiversity of their environment and the must protect it. He also said that he would suggest the government to help Bunawan become an ecotourism destination.
According to an existing record, the largest crocodile is above picture, Manila, Philippines- Lolong. Mayor Edwin Cox Elorde of Bunawan, the farming town of 37,000 in Agusan Del Sur province, said it also fostered concerns that more monster crocodiles might lurk in a swamp and stream where villagers catch fish. The villagers of Bunawan are very happy that they have been able to turn this dangerous crocodile from a threat into a plus point. Many other large crocodiles stay behind in the rivers and natives have been ordered not to go into marshland alone at night. Ultimately, peoples have to scare in front of biggest crocs like Lolong.