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Madras Crocodile Bank, Chennai (Madras)
(4.1/5 based on 950+ reviews on the web)
Learn about reptiles that inhabit this tropical region at Madras Crocodile Bank, which features grounds covered by coastal dune forests that provide a haven for native wildlife. See the first crocodile breeding center in Asia, which continues to protect many endangered species (mugger crocodile, saltwater crocodile, and the gharial in particular) from extinction. Look for turtles, snakes, and lizards, part of a population of over 2,400 animals sheltered here. Visit the family-friendly outdoor laboratory to observe reptiles up close and learn about their behavior, social interactions, and breeding biology. Plan your Madras Crocodile Bank visit and explore what else you can see and do in Chennai (Madras) using our Chennai (Madras) vacation trip planner.
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  • We went in with no expectations and were pleasantly surprised! Its very clean, well maintained and interesting. There are several varieties of alligators and crocodiles, along with snakes and other co...  more »
  • a nice place for kids to enjoy by seeing the crocodiles, alligators and snakes. my daughter enjoyed more as her book pic are really moving 
  • It is a great place to visit if you are on a family trip. Children and young adults will love it and even adults will get to know a lot of information on crocodile family.