Reptiles of Corbett
There are quite a number of reptiles also in Corbett
National Park. Some of the common reptiles you will spot
here are Gharials (fish eating crocodiles), Muggers
(another species of crocodiles), Monitor Lizards, Turtles,
Cobras, Pythons, Sal forest Tortoise, Russell's viper and
List of Reptiles Seen in India (5th December 2003 - 4th
Winter is not the best time to notch up an impressive list
of reptiles in the two countries, but nevertheless two of
the most impressive species of snake were noted, along
with both species of crocodile.
Garial Crocodile *
This long-snouted fish-eater was seen at Dhikala in
Corbett National Park, where several were seen sunning on
the opposite side of the lake to the camp.
Mugger Crocodile *
Small numbers were seen ins at Corbett corocodile pool
Indian Python *
Four very large Indian Pythons, each measuring about two
and a half in length, were seen at corbett park - two at
Python Point and two near the second checkpoint.
King Cobra *
A two-metre King Cobra was found sunning itself in the
forest near Corbett Corbett.
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