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Copyright: gloria williams (touristdidi) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 433 W: 0 N: 438] (2490)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005
Categories: Reptiles
Camera: Olympus C-5050z
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-07-14 15:22
Viewed: 4192
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Gharial or long-snouted crocodile, "gavialis gangeticus", found in rivers in Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Burma, India, and the Madras zoo where this one is. They eat fish, so no danger to you!
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Hi Didi

Funny about the Madras Zoo :). Great perspective on this one! I think gharials are beautiful crocodiles and they are reputedly very gentle and shy crocodilians. Are you in Madras now? There are some nice nature places in Madras (believe it or not!), that might be worth a visit. Try Guindy National Park (behind the guindy zoo). The park contains remanants of native coastal vegetation and some interesting Fauna. The Theosophical Society in Adyar is a lovely patch of greenery along the estuary of the Adyar river.

Cheers
Ravi

Hi,
amazing shot. It looks at me!
regards
Ryszard

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  • gannu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 988 W: 4 N: 3277] (14761)
  • [2008-07-15 3:44]

Hello Didi,
Absolute terror and too close. Scary and you got this one too close. Ganesh

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  • eng55 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1256 W: 42 N: 1976] (5892)
  • [2008-07-24 4:06]

Hi Gloria,
Excellent capture.Eye contact is amazing.Well caught and composed.
Thankls for posting.

Dear Gloria Didi,
Excellent front profile of this animal with sharpness, details & natural colors.The focus on eyes & skin area between them is very conspicuous. TFS.
Regards-Subhash

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