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false gharial (Tomistoma schlegelii)
Subject: false gharial (Tomistoma schlegelii)
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false gharial (Tomistoma schlegelii)

English: False Gharial at the Singapore Zoo. Taken by Terence Ong in November 2006.
Date 22 November 2006 (according to Exif data)

The false gharial (Tomistoma schlegelii ), also known as Malayan gharial, Sunda gharial and Tomistoma, is a freshwater crocodilian native to Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Sumatra and Java. The specific name schlegelii honors the German herpetologist Hermann Schlegel.
Order: Crocodilia
Family: Gavialidae
Subfamily: Tomistominae
Genus: Tomistoma
Species: Tomistoma schlegelii (Müller, 1838)

Scientific Name: Tomistoma schlegelii (Müller, 1838)
Synonyms: Crocodilus schlegelii Müller, 1838
Common Names:
English – False Gharial, Tomistoma, Sunda Gharial, Malayan Gharial, False Gavial
French – Faux gavial malais
Spanish – Falso Gavial Malayo

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