are native to lowland swamps in South East Asia, where their numbers are diminishing due to habitat loss and hunting.
are native to lowland swamps in South East Asia where their numbers are diminishing due to habitat loss and hunting.
A senior official of Chambal wildlife division said: " At a meeting, when we said 250 m was nothing, they said your gharials
are not going to fly from waters in that distance.
In recent weeks, Zoo staff has welcomed the first-ever births of critically endangered false gharials
His picture, entitled Mother's Little Headful, was captured while camping near a nesting colony of gharials
on the banks of the Chambal River.
Indian schoolboy Udayan Rao Pawar was just 14 when he took this fascinating picture of crocodile–like gharials
, a threatened species, near his home.
On account of the species' extremely different jaw shapes, the researchers are convinced that the different crocodilians were highly specialized feeders: With their pointed, slender snouts, the fossil gharials
must have preyed on fish.
As you head further upstream, you can spot marsh crocodiles and gharials
casually sunbathing on the sandy banks.
(megalosaurus, hyoeosaurus [Hylaeosaurus], etc.
It is chock full of information about some of the planets animals which are now at risk - from polar bears and elephants to the albatross and the gharials
(looks like a rather odd alligator).
She describes the anatomy, mating behavior, and predatory techniques of crocodiles and their close relatives, alligators and gharials
Two of the six crocodiles were identified as Tomistoma schlegelii and one of these false gharials
was captured, examined and measured, marked and released.