Our endangered species for this episode is the gharial, a unique and critically endangered crocodilian found in the rivers of Southeast Asia. Conflict over waterways and habitat encroachment are two of many threats the gharial faces today.
Sources & Links:
Read Nepal's gharial conservation plan: http://d2ouvy59p0dg6k.cloudfront.net/downloads/gcap_report_2018.pdf
And a bit about India's gharial conservation history: https://www.ircf.org/portfolio-view/gharial/
The gharial on IUCN: https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/8966/149227430
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