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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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  • Forget organised Tours, Jump in a Cab, or TUK-TUK, like I did, Pay Your 40 Rupees at the entrance and treat Yourself to an incredible afternoon out..They do night trips as well for a bit more cash. Do...  more »
  • Crocodiles tamed as friends and very beautiful the varieties and nature and the snake venom collection centre. 
  • The collection has increased a lot since I visited it over 25 years back. It now has reptiles from multiple continents.