Giant crocodile captured alive in Philippines

Manila, Philippines (AP) — the villagers and hunters of the Estuarine crocodile veteran captured tonne to adopt the proposed park in the southern Philippines City tourism ecotourism stars. The Government said Monday

Mayor Edwin Cox Elorde said that dozens of residents and the entangled male crocodile (6.4-meter) 21-foot along the River in Bunawan town in the province of Agusan del Sur, after three weeks of Sawyer. This is probably one of the largest crocodile to catch in the last few years, he said, citing local crocodile experts.

Elorde said the crocodile killed Buffalo as a witness in the attack last month by the villagers are submitted and was also suspected of having attacked in July turned fisherman missing.

He said that he sought by the experts at the Crocodile Farm in the Western Province of Palawan.

"We were nervous, but it is our duty to respond to the threat of the peasants" Elorde told The Associated Press by telephone. "When I finally stood before, I could not ' t believe my eyes. «

After the first observations in a Creek four hunters set traps that destroyed the crocodile. They then utilized traps more resistant, using steel cables, one of which finally caught it huge reptile Saturday afternoon, he said.

About 100 people had to be a crocodile, who weighed around 2,370 kg (1,075 kg), the open, where a crane lifted in a truck, he said.

The crocodile was located in the city intends to build the Park eco-tourism, the species concentrated around the poor areas of Agusan, 515 miles (830 km) South East of the vast swamp these separately cage Manila, Elorde said.

"It will be the biggest star of the Park," said Elorde, adding that the villagers were happy that she would be capable of dangerous crocodile "from a threat to."

Although the vulnerability of the villagers remain wary because many crocodiles still track all town suburban na 37000.

They avoid venturing in at night only marshland, Elorde said.

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