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The crocodile was named Lolong after one of the trappers who died of a heart attack on the eve of its capture

Lolong, a one-tonne, 21-foot crocodile believed to be the biggest to have ever been caught, is seen in a caged pen in the southern Philippine town of Bulawan. Lolong belongs to the species Crocodylus Porosus, or the Indo-Pacific crocodile, the world's largest reptile which experts say can live up to a century. (AFP Photo/Jay Directo)

World's largest captive crocodile dies

The saltwater male crocodile, measuring 20.24 feet (6.17 meters) and

proclaimed by Guinness World Records as the world's largest saltwater

crocodile in captivity, died Sunday.