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gharial

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gavial, gharial

a member of the crocodile family, e.g. Indian gavial (Gavialis gangeticus).
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includes a crocodile pool, which will be home to Frank and Frankie, a pair of Sunda gharial crocodiles.
The new pool is home to Frank and Frankie, a pair of Sunda gharial crocodiles, each weighing around 500kg and measuring 3.
Udayan camped overnight beside a nesting colony of gharials at the Chambal River in central India.
Brochu (2006) considers that the true gharials reached North America in the Maastrichtian and may have become extinct in the Eocene.
The center has 2,400 muggers Crocodylus palustris, twenty-nine gharials Gavialis gangeticus, and twenty-one salties Crocodylus porusus.
Two of the six crocodiles were identified as Tomistoma schlegelii and one of these false gharials was captured, examined and measured, marked and released.
South America's caimans and Asia's gharials, both crocodilians, have been credited with helping keep fish diversity in balance by feeding on predatory fishes that would otherwise overwhelm other, often more commercially valued, species.
The Monsoon Forest will include Sunda gharials, a type of crocodile, housed in a pool containing 180,000 litres of water.
The habitat of dolphins, along with gharials, crocodiles and other species, is going to suffer.
Erickson of Florida State University, measured the bite forces, as well as tooth pressures, for mature adults from all 23 living crocodilian species, including crocodiles, alligators, caimans, and gharials.
In the book I've tried to focus not on tigers and elephants, but about our lesser known fauna such as, sarus cranes, gharials or hog deer," she says.
The Jim Corbett Park is home to tigers, leopards, jungle cat, fishing cat, Himalayan Palm civet, tuskers, crocodiles, gharials and Asian elephants.