If you are interested in Wildlife, Gando is a perfect place for you to visit
90 kilometers far from Chabahar in the southeast, Bahookalat river provides a habitat for the Iranian crocodiles in particular that the local Baluchi people call them Gando
Gando, is a branch of a vast population of its species from West Pakistan and continues to India, Bangladesh and Assam and also reaches to Myanmar. This biggest reptile of Iran is a descendant of reptiles that used to live on this region 265 million years ago and during last 65 years that had very little changes. This crocodile has a broad muzzle and 19 teeth in upper jaw, and 15 teeth on both sides of the lower jaw. In the back of the head and neck area two pairs of large horny plates can be seen. It has short legs and five fingers ending in long nails on the front legs and four finger nails leading to shorter hind legs can be seen. General body color is olive brown and the belly is yellowish-white without scales. Crocodiles are very shy animals, immerses in water and hides in the presence of the intruders, but for respiration should immediately return to the water surface.
Gando has more activities during winter season and the beginning of spring and depending to the quantity of raining these activities continue.
In sunny days of the year, Gando is floating on the surface of ponds and borders of swamps, resting under the sunrays. But when the weather is hot and during summer when the temperature increases to 49 centimeter degree it immerses in muds of swamps or in group they stay in the remnant of waters. Gando eats animals such as fish, frogs, small mammals, ground squirrels, and so on.
The best food for Gando is the herd of dogs, but sometimes it also attacks goats and sheep. On the contrary to its body size, Gando does not need a lot of food. A mature Gondo with the height of 2 meters, only eats a kilo and a half of meat in a day. According to an old belief of Baluch, Gando is considered auspicious and it is believed that wherever there is Gando, there finds water as well.