The Largest Crocodile in the World

The Sunda-Gavial is one of the most mysterious and rarest crocodiles in the world. Hidden and distant it lives in the last swamp woods of South East Asia. Of the six largest crocodile skulls ever found, five are Sunda-Gavials. The largest (84 cm) is in the British Museum in London, the second largest, as well as three others are in the Zoologischen Staatssammlung [Zoological Collection] in München. There skulls also come from Central Kalimantan on Borneo. All traces clearly lead here...


Director: Markus Schmidbauer

Markus Schmidbauer was born in Vilseck in 1966. Following his Abitur in 1986, he studied biology in Regensburg from 1987 - 1993. Since 1997, he has worked as a freelance biologist. Since 200, he has also worked for Bavarian Television and since 2001 for Wildlife documentaries in TV channels, such as BR, ARD and Arte.

44 Min.
Director: Markus Schmidbauer
Script: Markus Schmidbauer
Cinematography: Pauli Hien
Editing: Wolfdieter Gautzsch
Music: Ulrich Rassy
Narrator: Gert Heidenreich
Editor: Bernd Strobel