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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 global gharial population is estimated at less than 235 individuals, which are threatened by loss of riverine habitat, depletion of fish resources and use of fishing nets.

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Snake eats Crocodile after 5 hour battle

These are the photos from a battle between a python and a crocodile near Lake Moondarra in western Queensland, Australia. Apparently the battle went on for hours, with the python eventually choking the crocodile out, then swallowing it. For...

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from The Telegraph

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A crocodile strays too close to a mother hippo and her calves among a group of 50 hippos bathing in the Serengeti national park, Tanzania. The crocodile was killed in the battle that ensued - hippos can apply several tons of pressure in a single bite.

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Fossil hunters unearth galloping, dinosaur-eating crocodiles in Sahara

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Hydrus: The hydrus is an animal that lives in the Nile River. It is the enemy of the crocodile. When it sees a crocodile sleeping with its mouth open, the hydrus first rolls in mud to make itself slippery, then enters the crocodile's mouth and is swallowed. It then eats its way out of the crocodile's belly, killing it.

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