IUCN VULNERABLE (VU). Facts about this animal. The Marsh Crocodile has a comparatively short snout, which is bluntly rounded at its tip, only to times . Crocodilus palustris — BOULENGER Oocodylus palustris palustris — DERANIYAGALA Crocodylus palustris palustris — WERMUTH. The Mugger is a medium-sized crocodile (maximum length. m), and has the broadest snout of any living member of the genus Crocodylus. It is principally.

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In other words, India and southeast Asia. It may NOT be used within Apps. Please contact me directly regarding updates or corrections. The mugger likes relatively shallow water, no deeper than 5m, and avoids fast-flowing rivers.

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Mugger threats Muggers have been used in traditional Indian medicine, and have been hunted for sport and for their skin, particularly during the s and s. Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems: Both palutris and males protect the young for up to one year. Also known to dig burrows for shelter. They have been reported to migrate considerable distances over land several km in search of more suitable habitat.

Economic Importance for Humans: Other Physical Features ectothermic heterothermic bilateral symmetry Average length m ft Reproduction This species of crocodile is a hole-nesting species.

Crocodiles, their ecology, management, and conservation PDF. Sport hunting of crocodiles was once very popular, as well as hunting crocodiles for their skin, a material that is widely used in shoes, handbags, and other luxuries.


Prefer slow-moving, shallower areas. Red-veined darter Sympetrum fonscolombii. Rodents of Unusual Size. The missing body parts indicate that the crocodiles were sacrificed in superstitious practices or used as aphrodisiacs.

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This species is featured in the Western Ghats eco-region. Crocodylus palustris Lesson[1]. Lesson[1].

Herpetological Review 42 3: Annotated Checklist of Crocodjlus and Reptiles of Iran. Fatal alligator attacks Crocodile attacks Crocodile farm Crocodile tears Famous crocodiles and alligators Sewer alligator. If you are able to help please contact: Edizioni Belvedere, Latina Italypp. The snout is the broadest of any member of the Crocodylus genus, giving the mugger a more alligatorine appearance.

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There has been considerable progress with the management of crocodiles in India. Production of new offspring was halted by the Indian Government in Uses editors parameter Wikipedia indefinitely semi-protected pages Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata Encyclopedia of Life ID same as Wikidata Wikipedia articles incorporating a citation from the New International Encyclopedia. It was found in Bangladesh, but is now thought to be extinct there 5.

Sex ratio of hatched eggs depends on incubation temperature and exposure of nests to sunshine.

Marsh Crocodile Crocodilus palustris killing a Panther Felis pardus. Surrey Beatty and Sons.

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A case study of mugger crocodile”. The mugger crocodile Crocodylus palustrisalso called marsh crocodilebroad-snouted crocodile and mugger is a crocodilian native to freshwater habitats from southern Iran and Pakistan to the Indian subcontinent and Sri Lanka. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Classification Kingdom Animalia animals Animalia: Note on natural history of Crocodylus palustris. The snout is slightly longer than broad with 19 upper teeth on each side.

Palstris and analysis of human and Mugger Crocodile conflict in Gujarat, India from to Crocodylus palustris is known to have close associations with Indian culture as a religious symbol and for palustgis in indigenous medicines.

Crocodylus palustris November, http: Uses authors parameter link CS1 maint: This species is not only found in freshwater lakes, ponds, and marshes, but it has adapted well to reserviors, irrigation canals, human-made ponds, and even recently in coastal saltwater lagoons. Mugger crocodile Crocodylus palustris Lesson, preys on a radiated tortoise in Sri Lanka. Krokodile – Biologie und Haltung. One month after mating, between February and April, the female lays 10 to 48 eggs in a nest site that she returns to every year for much of her life.

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