(Updated 9:58 p.m.) The world's largest crocodile in captivity, Lolong, has died. According to Dr. Alex Collantes of the Davao Crocodile Park in Davao City, who travelled to Bunawan town in Agusan del Sur earlier in the day Sunday to check on the crocodile at the request of its keepers, Lolong died at 8:12 p.m. "Talagang wala nang buhay si Lolong, diretsong patay 8:12 p.m.," Bunawan mayor Edwin Elorde also said in an interview on dzBB radio. The reason for the keepers' call to Collantes has not been given, nor has Lolong's cause of death been determined. A National Geographic team measures Lolong when he was first taken into captivity. Photo by Richard Grande However, Elorde said that Lolong began to act irregularly shortly after Tropical Cyclone Pablo devastated parts of Mindanao and Visayas last December. Elorde added that officials of the Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau (PAWB) will perform a
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