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  Mugger Crocodile

 

Nepal

A Mugger Crocodile, also known as Marsh Crocodile, lying on the banks of a river at the foothills of the Himalayas (fig.) in Chitwan National Park, Nepal.

 

The name Mugger derives from the Urdu word magar and means ‘water monster’.

 

  Mugger Crocodile

 

  Mugger Crocodile

 

The Mugger Crocodile is one of three species of crocodile that is found in the wild in the Indian subcontinent and the surrounding countries. See also List of Thai Animal Names.

See also WILDLIFE PICTURES.