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Crocodile devours 10 year-old boy in Palawan

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Aug. 14, 19 | 3:33 pm

Parents of a 10 year-old boy in Palawan are now grieving the loss of their son who was reportedly devoured alive by a crocodile in Palawan.

Authorities said the boy was “snatched” by the crocodile while on a boat with his two siblings.

The incident took place in Balabac town in Palawan, infamous for crocodile attacks.

In February, another boy was attacked by a crocodile but was able to survive when his siblings battled with the creature.

The latest victim’s father held an overnight search for his son but failed to find his kid. A fisherman saw the boy’s head and remains the next day in a mangrove swamp, according to media reports.

Development in the area has forced creatures like crocodiles to leave their natural habitat and this has led to perilous results.

“Since 2015, we’ve never had a year with zero (crocodile) attacks,” an environmental group told Philippine Star.

The saltwater crocodile is one of the biggest reptiles in the world and could reach to 20ft long.

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