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Madras Crocodile Bank, Chennai (Madras)

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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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  • If you are visiting Chennai, you must visit this crocodile bank. This time i went with my family and the visit was nice. This has been shown in national geography and it is really worth the visit to k...  more »
  • The people who are interested in Zoology have to visit this place as a must.It houses all types of crocodiles in their respective ponds.Some were seen dozing.Very few were found active.It is aweful to...  more »
  • We went there for just had a drive after lunch. But after entering the crocodile bank we really surprised by seeing those many and various crocodile and snake species. Per head entry fee is Rs. 40. It...  more »