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Recent observations

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What

Gharial Gavialis gangeticus

Date

May 17, 2015

Place

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Description

Gharial Crocodile

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gharial Gavialis gangeticus

Observer

ganeshkumar

Date

May 17, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

It was a great Photowalk organised by DCP Chennai, as part of The National Geographic's The Great Nature Project.

Photos / Sounds

What

Gharial Gavialis gangeticus

Observer

trcarlisle

Date

April 5, 2015 11:07 AM NPT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

The gharial specimen shown here was living wild in a river, and was not a resident of the Gharial Breeding Center located in Chitwan National Park.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gharial Gavialis gangeticus

Observer

ctnash

Date

January 25, 1981 08:31 PM AEST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Tags

Zoo

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gharial Gavialis gangeticus

Observer

timbir5

Date

September 19, 2012 12:29 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gharial Gavialis gangeticus

Observer

archiverde

Date

April 1, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Esperado encuentro. Junto a los cocodrilos en rìo Ramganga.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gharial Gavialis gangeticus

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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