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 to visit Madras Crocodile Bank and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Chennai (Madras) attractions using our Chennai (Madras) online attractions planner .
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  • October 5, 2017
    this is a sanctuary not a farm so highly ethical. A lot of ponds and lagoons with a variety of different species and lots of information..some real monsters with the old salt water crocs. do look at t...  more »
  • October 3, 2017
    First time I have ever seen crocodiles close up and their eating style of twisting once they have the meal in their mouth.  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    You can spend a good couple of hours of quality time here.You must visiting the place whend the crocodiles get feed it. Was nice if at this place have a resturant.  more »

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