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  • English name
    Fish-eating Crocodile
  • ClassificationCrocodila Gavialidae
  • Scientific nameGavialis Gangeticus

Fish-eating Crocodile
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Look out for Fish-eating Crocodile with the long, pointed snout. It swims like a fish, and it is a master fisherman. But, dirty rivers are killing the Fish-eating Crocodile off in a flash!

Size & Weight (Adult)

Total length: 4-6m

(Source: Doubutsu Sekai-isan* Red Data Animals Kodansha) (*World Animal Heritage)

Where they live

Fish-eating Crocodile enjoys floating down rivers, in India, and next door in Pakistan and Nepal.

What they eat

The Fish-eating Crocodile's favorite is fish. Its long, pointed snout is a magic fishing rod. Sometimes it chomps on water fowl (birds) too.

What they are like

Fish-eating Crocodile's special feature is its long, pointed snout. Males have a little bulb on the tip of their snout, and use it as an engagement ring!

Find out more about the Fish-eating Crocodile

Master fisherman with long, pointed snout
The Fish-eating Crocodile is in the crocodile family. However their eyes are a little different from other crocs. Their snouts are so long and pointed, great for fishing. They even have web feet and are super swimmers. They don't like land, and live their whole life in the water.

Their increase is up to us...
The Fish-eating Crocodile's enemy is dirty rivers. Factories near the river make the water dirty and The Fish-eating Crocodile is disappearing in a flash! Luckily, breeding is a success, but the Fish-eating Crocodile can't go back home to a dirty river. We must make a safe home and restore nature for the Fish-eating Crocodile!

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