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Mugger croc --- also called the Indian, Indus, Persian, Sindhu, marsh crocodile or simply mugger

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Mugger Crocodile (Crocodylus palustris) (literally "crocodile of the marsh"), also called the Indian, Indus, Persian, or marsh crocodile, is found throughout the Indian subcontinent and surrounding countries. It is one of the three crocodilians found in India, the others being the Gharial and the Saltwater crocodile.

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The mugger crocodile ("crocodile of the marsh"), is found throughout the Indian subcontinent and the surrounding countries. It is one of the three crocodilians found in India, the others being the Gharial and the Saltwater crocodile. The name "mugger" is a corruption of the Urdu word magar which means "water monster".

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