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High peaks of Uttarakhand Himalayas | Beautiful mountain peaks

Uttarakhand is a state in Northern India. Famous for its high mountain peaks, hill stations, and villages, Uttarakhand is a paradise for mountain lovers. In this article, we will learn about the high mountain peaks of Uttarakhand. Let’s read. Nanda Devi Nanda Devi is the highest peak in Uttarakhand. The peak has an elevation of …

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Himachal Pradesh facts and information | The “land of snow”

Himachal Pradesh is a Himalayan state in northern India. The state is a major tourist attraction with many beautiful hill stations and trekking routes. Here are some amazing facts about Himachal Pradesh. Let’s read. Basic facts about Himachal Pradesh Area 55,673 square kilometers Area rank 17 Population 68,64,602 (2011 census) Population rank 20 State tree …

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Mugger crocodile – characteristics, habitat, population, etc.

The Mugger is a crocodile species native to the Indian subcontinent and Iran. Also known as the Marsh crocodile, it is a medium-sized crocodile with adults reaching a length of up to 4.5 meters (14.7 ft). Characteristics The Mugger crocodiles have a relatively broader snout as compared with other crocodiles. A wider snout is a …

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Gharial – A crocodilian like no other | Gharials in India

A Gharial sunbathing

The gharial is a crocodilian found in the rivers of India, Nepal, and Bangladesh. Also known as the fish-eating crocodile, it is one of the longest extant crocodilians with a typical length between 10-18 ft. The gharial is classified as critically endangered by the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) and hence is in …

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