Scientific American, John Platt
March 12, 2009
With just a few hundred individuals left, the critically endangered gharial (Gavialis gangeticus) faces an uncertain future in its remaining river habitats in India and Nepal.
From Tehelka Magazine, Vol 6, Issue 6, Dated Feb 14, 2009
By: Janaki Lenin
NUMBER 09054 lay on the sand, its body glistening in the pale moonlight. There are traces of blood on its tail and long, slim snout – conceivably a result of being jostled in its cramped quarters as it made its long journey.
08 Feb 2009 Chitwan, Nepal – Fourteen gharials fitted with radio tags were released into the Rapti River today by the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation (DNPWC) in collaboration with WWF Nepal, to track the movement of this critically endangered species. The tracking is expected to help assess the reptile’s survival rate and [...]Read More > >