Crocodile Park, Chennai

About Crocodile Park

Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology (MCBT), a non government organization established this park with the sole objective to conserve crocodiles especially the three endangered species of India- mugger crocodile, the saltwater crocodile, and the gharial.

This reptile zoo which is also a research center consists of around 2,483 animals; out of it 14 species belong to the family of crocodiles, 10 species to turtles, 3 of snakes and one species of lizard. The park is the first of its kind in the whole of the Asia and also the biggest crocodile sanctuary in India. The collection of crocodiles and alligators here is considered to be one of the largest in the world. It is also the only approved venom extraction center in India.

There are many activities which attract the visitors and one of the favorite is the feeding session.

Entry Fee
Rs. 35 (adult),
Rs. 10 (children below 10 years) and Rs. 20 - 40 (still camera).

Timings
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM (all days except Monday).

Visiting Duration
1-2 Hours.

Address
Mamallapuram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

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