Gavialidae

family of reptiles

Gavialidae is a family of reptiles within the order Crocodilia. There are only two surviving species, the Gharial (Gavialis gangeticus) and the False Gharial (Tomistoma schlegelii), which are each the sole living representatives of the two Gavialidae genera.

Gavialidae
Temporal range: Eocene-Holocene, 50–0 Ma
Indian Gharial Crocodile Digon3.JPG
Indian gharial
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