THREATENED PREDATORS

 

Pictures of the endangered Gharial are from the Chambal River Sanctuary near Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India.

All seems quiet calm and safe on first glance, is it not?

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Serene & Calm Chambal

Yet below the surface lurk deadly predators.

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In Stealth they Prevail

The Gharials Β are however health conscious and abhor red meat , fish being their staple diet.

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Fangs on Display

The Signature beak like snout is the Unique distinguishing characteristic of these Gharials, now under threat of being History and hence protected in this Riverine Sanctuary.

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mukul chand

51 year old entrepreneur who has traveled extensively around the world for work and pleasure , is based in New Delhi, India. A passionate traveler born with a love for flora and fauna, is an active naturalist and amateur photographer. Here he shares his unique insight into Incredible India revealing its mysterious and exotic treasures. Writing from his heart he shares his experiences as he crisscrosses this vast and amazing land.

49 thoughts on “THREATENED PREDATORS”

  1. Ah they are… I am afraid them so much but in all my life I haven’t met with a real one, πŸ™‚ Only the small ones but they are my big alligators… Amazing photographs and place. Thank you dear Mukul, have a nice weekend, Love, nia

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  2. They look so similar to and so different than alligators. Thanks for introducing me to them. I’m glad it was only on paper! I wouldn’t want to meet one unexpectedly…. even if they only eat fish.

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