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Gharials In Mahanadi: Govt Says Don’t Panic, Calls For Awareness To Promote Peaceful Co-Existence
Gharials In Mahanadi: Govt Says Don’t Panic, Calls For Awareness To Promote Peaceful Co-Existence

A critically endangered species of crocodile family, Gharials area protected species and listed in Schedule 1 of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972. Odisha is probably the only state in the country to have all three species of crocodilian family, the freshwater gharials, muggers and saltwater crocodiles.

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