‘LOLONG’, the World’s Largest Crocodile dies due to Pneumonia; Autopsy confirms

The world was surprised with the news about the death of ‘LOLONG’, the World’s Largest Crocodile after it was captured from its natural habitat in 2011 and stayed for 18 months in Bunawan, Agusan del Sur Ecopark.

'LOLONG', the World's Largest Crocodile dies due to Pneumonia‘LOLONG’, the World’s Largest Crocodile dies due to Pneumonia

After no more than three (3) weeks, autopsy of the dead crocodile reveals hepatic lipidosis (affecting the liver), congestive heart failure, mycotic pneumonia (affecting the lungs) and chronic nephritis (affecting the kidneys).

The Philippine Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary, Ramon Paje, said that living in captivity causes the overall health decline of the said giant organism.

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