Gharial – Pinocchio

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About Gharial – Pinocchio

Scientific name :

Gavialis gangeticus

Common name :


Native to :

India, Nepal

Maximum size :

6 to 7 meters

Weight :

900 kg

Conservation status :

Critically Endangered (CR)

Reproduction :

the female lays its eggs in the sandy riverbanks.

Diet :


Characteristics :

this crocodilian is particularly recognizable with its long narrow toothy snout which it uses to eat fish.

Location in the Tropical Reserve :

on Gharial Island

Distribution :

India, Nepal

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