This female Ghariyal was found sun basking on the other end of Ram Ganga river near Gairal FRH on a sleepy February afternoon. The gharial (Gavialis gangeticus), also known as the gavial, and the fish-eating crocodile, is a crocodilian of the family Gavialidae, native to the Indian Subcontinent.
The gharial is one of the longest of all living crocodilians, and some specimen have been known to grow measuring up to 6.25 m (20.5 ft).[Male - Adult] With 110 sharp interdigitated teeth in its long thin snout it is well adapted to catching its main diet i.e. fish. The male has a distinctive boss at the end of the snout, which resembles an earthenware pot known as ghara