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Ichthyosaur fossil solves reptile riddle

Nov 06, 2014 - 10:29 AM

For years proof that this sea dwelling species had ever had terrestrial adaptations was missing Now that vital evidence has been found

Photo by Dr Ryosuke Motani

Lolong's necropsy results delayed

Feb 19, 2013 - 3:25 PM

The report will be made public after the tissue samples collected from Lolong are fully analyzed by experts at UP Los Baños

GARGANTUAN. In this photo taken on September 21, 2011, Lolong, a one-tonne (6.4-metre) 21-foot crocodile believed to be the biggest to have ever been caught, is seen in a caged pen in Bunawan, Agusan del Sur. AFP PHOTO / JAY DIRECTO

Necropsy performed on Lolong

Feb 12, 2013 - 3:46 PM

The results and the cause of death will not be known until the end of the week a government official says

PACKED IN ICE. Workers put ice blocks on to the remains of Lolong before the necropsy is conducted. AFP PHOTO/Erwin Mascarinas

Did typhoon Pablo kill Lolong?

Feb 12, 2013 - 12:32 PM

The storm created a change in temperature that may have affected the croc s eating habits leading to his death a British specialist says

SO LONG, LOLONG. The lifeless body of the monster croc is packed with ice for the necropsy on February 11 in Bunawan, Agusan del Sur. Photo by Jeoffrey Maitem

Aussie croc now No. 1 after Lolong's death

Feb 12, 2013 - 10:15 AM

The 5 48 m reptile based in Cairns Australia is now the world s largest crocodile in captivity after Lolong passed away on Sunday

'So long, Lolong'

Feb 11, 2013 - 6:05 PM

Dr Adam Britton says Lolong helped raise awareness of crocodiles and raise funds for the conservation of the Agusan Marsh

CROC GURU. Dr. Adam Britton has been studying crocodiles for over 20 years and is now a senior partner at a research firm in Australia. Photo courtesy of Big Gecko Crocodilian Research & Consulting

World's largest croc 'Lolong' dies

Feb 10, 2013 - 9:42 PM

UPDATED Captured in September 2011 the saltwater crocodile measured 20 24 feet and weighed approximately 2 370 pounds

GARGANTUAN. In this photo taken on September 21, 2011, Lolong, a one-tonne (6.4-metre) 21-foot crocodile believed to be the biggest to have ever been caught, is seen in a caged pen in Bunawan, Agusan del Sur. AFP PHOTO / JAY DIRECTO

Hong Kong returns rare turtles, other reptiles to PH

Aug 02, 2012 - 8:52 PM

The species were seized from a Chinese national who is now detained in Hong Kong

Hong Kong to return over 100 reptiles to PH

Jul 31, 2012 - 5:20 PM

Hong Kong will return scores of endangered reptiles smuggled out of the Philippines