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Madras Crocodile Bank, Chennai (Madras)

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#1 of 33 in Wildlife in Tamil Nadu
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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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  • It is not good that much,only for seeing snakes we can go.and crocodile besides glass will be nice.if we are going on the way to mahabalipuram or pondy..if u have some 20 minutes of extra time ,we can...  more »
  • Its a unique experience here..where we get to see different types of crocs and when i visited long back i was lucky to carry an eight month old crocs...  more »
  • Lots of crocodiles, nice wild life. it interesting place to visit with kids they will surely love and enjoy it.  more »

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