Common Name: Mugger crocodile
Scientific Name: Crocodilus palustris
Nepali Name: Gohi ( गोही )
Size: 4-5 m (length)
Location: Sauraha, Chitwan
Also known as Marsh crocodile, these Mugger crocodiles are small limbed amphibious animal spending a lot of time in the water but frequently coming to the shore for basking. Being carnivorous they feed on dead and live aquatic animals and can remain active for up to a week without food.