ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — The St. Augustine Alligator Farm celebrated one of their own's third birthday last week.
Makara is an Indian Gharial and was the first successful hatching of its kind outside of India or Nepal the zoo says.
Gharials are a type of Asian crocodilian, the National Geographic writes. They're distinguished by their long, thin snouts. The St. Augustine Alligator Zoo says Makara can catch his own fish.
Makara hatched June 12, 2016. He now weighs 1.8 pounds, 34 inches, and has 113 teeth.