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San Mariano, Isabela: Philippine Crocodile Municipal Rearing Station

Posted on February 5, 2014

Philippine crocodile hatchlings at the municipal rearing station in San Mariano, Isabela Amidst the foothills of Northern Sierra Madre Natural Park, one can cozy up with the world’s rarest crocodile – the Philippine freshwater crocodile (Crocodylus mindorensis) or burakot in the Ilocano tongue. This is a relatively small crocodilian species, with most adults measuring five feet in length. However, they are known to reach maximum lengths of 10 feet. Close to extinction, less than 100 adults remain in the wild,Read More