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Largest Crocodile in Captivity Dies in Philippines

Oklahoman Modified: February 10, 2013 at 1:20 pm •  Published: February 10, 2013
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MANILA, Philippines - The world's largest saltwater crocodile in captivity died Sunday, sending villagers to tears in a backwater southern Philippine town that shot to international prominence and started to draw tourists, revenue and development because of the immense reptile.



A veterinarian rushed to far-flung Bunawan town in Agusan del Sur province to check the 1-ton crocodile after it flipped over with a bloated stomach Sunday in its cage in an eco-tourism park.

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