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The nature park and Lolong could hopefully dispel some community fears about crocodiles

Residents from nearby towns watch Lolong in a caged pen in the southern Philippine town of Bulawan. The captured Lolong now spends his days in a pen, where he has become an instant celebrity among locals but a cause celebre for some animal rights groups who have demanded he be released back into the wild

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.