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    • 12 rare baby crocodiles freed in Isabela lake 

      Visaya, Villamor Jr. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, January 20, 2014, on page A15)
      Seven-year-old Josh Geronimo held a baby Philippine crocodile (Crocodylus mindorensis) here on Saturday and exclaimed, “Oh, it smells good.” Geronimo, a Canadian citizen, said the crocodile did not emit any foul odor or ...
    • Siargao reptiles thrive as tourism pauses 

      Mascariñas, Erwin M. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, January 31, 2021, on page A11)
      As tourism ground to a halt in Siargao, environmental officials in the coastal town of Del Carmen in Surigao del Norte province saw a record number of sea turtle rescues. From March to November last year, the Municipal ...
    • Typhoons, floods linked to drop in crocodile population in Isabela 

      Visaya, Villamor Jr. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, January 8, 2021, on page A8)
      The typhoons and floods that hit Isabela province late last year might have caused the population of crocodiles in four sanctuaries to dwindle, a conservation group said on Wednesday. Marites Balbas, executive officer of ...
    • Where there are crocs, there will always be fish 

      Yan, Gregg (Philippine Daily Inquirer, February 17, 2013, on page A1-A15)
      "They look like dinosaurs!" I screamed, gaping at live crocodiles for the first time with my brother, Jaypee. This was Manila Zoo in the 1900s and to pint-sized kids, 14-foot crocodiles seemed giant, ancient and utterly ...