World's Largest Captive Crocodile Dies at Conservation Park

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Mayor Cox Elorde of Bunawan township handles the corpse of Lolong,... News PhotoAnimal,Crocodile,Dead Person,Environmental Conservation,Handle,Human Interest,Large,Mayor,Philippines,Town,VerticalPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Jeoffrey MaitemBUNAWAN, PHILIPPINES - FEBRUARY 12: Mayor Cox Elorde of Bunawan township handles the corpse of Lolong, the largest crocodile in captivity, at the conservation park on February 12, 2013 in Bunawan, Philippines. The 6.17 metre (20.24 feet) tetrapod fell ill and died two nights ago. The Guinness Book of World Records has now named a 5.48-meter (17-foot-11-inch) Queensland, Australia-based crocodile, called Cassius, as the largest captive crocodile. Lolong was captured in 2011 after he was suspected of biting a school girl's head off and eating a fisherman. (Photo by Jeoffrey Maitem/Getty Images)