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Basking on the Brink

An "unholy" river in India may be the last, best hope for one of the world's largest and most imperiled crocodilians

Dead gharials began washing up on the banks of India’s Chambal River in December 2007. Over the following weeks, the body count grew. By mid-January, the dead reptiles — some the length of two tall men, lined up end to end —…
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by: Emily Sohn, Photos by Dhritiman Mukherjee – June 12, 2018


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