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Gharial, gavial

Gavialis gangeticus


The gharial is characterised by its extremely long, thin jaws, regarded as an adaptation to a predominantly fish diet.

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gharial, gavial
Gavialis gangeticus Gharial

1 Comment

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 5 years ago

These captives are missing the ends of their jaws. It may be due to fighting in the enclosures.

Karnataka, India

Lat: 12.30, Long: 76.67

Spotted on Dec 9, 2012
Submitted on Dec 9, 2012

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