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    • Gavialidae
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    • Gharials
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    • Gaviales

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What

Gharial Gavialis gangeticus

Observer

timbir5

Date

September 19, 2012 12:29 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

archiverde

Date

April 1, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Esperado encuentro. Junto a los cocodrilos en rìo Ramganga.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

robertsprackland

Date

September 9, 1978

Place

(Somewhere...)
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Description from Wikipedia

Gavialidae is a family of reptiles within the order Crocodilia. Gavialidae consists of only one surviving species, the gharial (Gavialis gangeticus), which is native to India. Many extinct species are also known. The false gharial (Tomistoma schlegelii) has sometimes been viewed as a member of this family due to general similarities in morphology and habit, but it is usually thought to be a member of the Crocodylidae family based on several characters including skull morphology. However,...

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