World’s Largest Crocodile Caught In Philippines

Posted By on October 10, 2011

A giant crocodile measuring 6.4m (21ft) and weighing 1075kg (2370lb), it is the biggest to be caught alive in small village of Bunawan, 515 miles southeast of the capital Manila.

The crocodile killed a water buffalo in an attack witnessed by villagers last month and was also suspected of killing a small child and a fisherman who went missing in July.

“We were nervous but it’s our duty to deal with a threat to the villagers,” Mayor Edwin Cox Elorde told The Associated Press by telephone. “When I finally stood before it, I couldn’t believe my eyes.” [watch here…]