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Temporal range: 33.9–0 Ma
Late Eocene – Recent
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Scienteefic clessification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Reptilia
Order: Crocodylia
Faimily: Gavialidae
Genus: Gavialis
Species: G. gangeticus
Binomial name
Gavialis gangeticus
(Gmelin, 1789)
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The gharial (Gavialis gangeticus), an aa kent as the gavial, an the fish-eatin crocodile, is a crocodilian o the faimily Gavialidae, native tae the northren pairt o the Indian Subcontinent.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Choudhury, B. C.; Singh, L. A. K.; Rao, R. J.; Basu, D.; Sharma, R. K.; Hussain, S. A.; Andrews, H. V.; Whitaker, N.; Whitaker, R.; Lenin, J.; et al. (2007). "Gavialis gangeticus". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. 
  2. Stevenson, C. and Whitaker, R. (2010). Gharial Gavialis gangeticus pp. 139–143 in: Manolis, S. C. and C. Stevenson. (eds.) Crocodiles. Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan. Third Edition. Crocodile Specialist Group, Darwin.