Gharial – Pinocchio

How can I stay still when faced with a beautiful fish?

About Gharial – Pinocchio

Scientific name :

Gavialis gangeticus

Common name :


Native to :

India, Nepal

Maximum size :

6 to 7 metres

Weight :

900 kg

Conservation status

Reproduction :

the female lays her eggs in sandy riverbanks

Diet :


Characteristics :

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

Location in the Tropical Reserve :

on Gharial Island


Répartition géographique

Conservation status

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