Marsh Crocodile

Of the three crocodilian species found in India, the most common and widespread is the broad snouted Mugger Crocodile. Also known as Marsh Crocodile, this species inhabits a number of fresh water habitats such as rivers, lakes, reservoirs, hill streams, village ponds and man made tanks. Medium in size and very broad snouted, Muggers appear primarily grayish in color.

Here is a Mugger or Marsh crocodile captured in Gir National Park.

Marsh Crocodile
Marsh Crocodile Closeup

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