Issue Date: Jan 15, 2008
more than 40 gharials were found dead downstream in the Chambal river, ahead of its confluence point with the
Yamuna. Preliminary reports indicated liver cirrhosis was among the causes of the deaths, said D N S Suman, chief wildlife warden of Uttar Pradesh.
According to GSridhar, divisional forest officer, wildlife, National Chambal Sanctuary, heavy metal pollution may have caused the liver cirrhosis.
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