Gavial• IT IS One of the most rare and bizarre crocodiles in the world. Because of the rapid decline places,which suitable for habitat of Gavials, destruction of fisheries and predation gavials, by 1970, they were considered nearly extinct. But in India, programs have been developed for the collection of eggs and rearing crocodiles in captivity, which has helped to increase their numbers from 70 to 1500 individuals. But to this day, gavials die, becoming entangled in fishing nets. Their eggs are illegally harvested for medical purposes.
Gavial• Gharial (Latin Gavialis gangeticus) - one of the members of the order of crocodiles, the only species in the family Gavialovyh. Of external differences can be noted a narrow, long face.• Male length of about 6 meters. Length of females do not reach more than 3 meters. Gharial inhabits the Indian subcontinent, Bangladesh, Nepal, India, Pakistan and Myanmar.• The usual habitat for the gharial - waters. Deeper parts of fast- flowing rivers. He can not move quickly on dry areas because of the weak leg muscles.
Philippine crocodile• The area is located on the islands Buzuanga, Jolo, Luzon, Masbate, Mindanao, Mindoro, Negros, Samar - is part of the historical range, but the current distribution is largely unchecked - there are reports of the disappearance of species on the islands of Jolo, Luzon, Masbat and Samara.• Philippine crocodile - a relatively small species. The muzzle has a wide (even for a crocodile). The dorsal side is protected by a thick bony armored plates (osteodermami), formed from the skin tissue. Outwardly, it looks like the New Guinea crocodile. The total number of teeth 66-68.• Size: Males rarely reach three meters. Females are smaller than males.• Philippine crocodiles can live to be a hundred.• Habitat is in fresh water sources: small lakes and ponds, swamps.
Philippine crocodile• Philippine crocodiles eat mostly aquatic invertebrates, fish and small amphibians and reptiles.• crocodiles, hunting, swimming at the surface of the water, putting out only the ears, eyes and nostrils, and the buoyancy Philippine crocodiles are regulated by zaglochennyh stones.• It is a solitary animal.• Philippine crocodile female builds the nest-mounds of different vegetation and mud (1.5 m wide and 0.5 m in height), which lays 7-15 eggs (at least - to 20). She shows parental care. After hatching, the young crocodiles, the female carries them to the water in his mouth.• Incubation: It lasts about 85 days.