Almost all crocodiles are carnivorous reptile, however an Indian crocodile named Babiya is found in Ananthapura temple in Kasargode ,kerala, India is harmless and pure vegeterian.
He is considered to be the guardian of this lake temple. When that crocodile dies, another one automatically takes guard and appears mysteriously. Nobody knows the source of crocodile since there are no rivers or lakes near by
It is also said that the crocodile has been living for the past 150 years as only one crocodile is seen at a time. This is a harmless, pure vegetarian crocodile and does not even kill the fish in the lake.
The priests feed the crocodile after the prayers with gruel of rice and jaggery.
If worshiper calls crocodile with its name nearby cave, the crocodile silently comes and have food.