Mugger Crocodile Crocodylus palustris

Mugger Crocodile
The Mugger (from Hindi for crocodile), also called Marsh Crocodile, is native to freshwater of Iran, Pakistan, India and Si Lanka. It was previously also in Bangladesh, Myanmar and Bhutan but is now extinct. A heavy, broad-snouted crocodile, males can reach over 3 metres in length and, exceptionally, have reached over 5 metres. Many thanks to Dr Harsha Vardhan Reddy for the photograph.