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Crocodile Park

Rom and Zai Whitaker established the Madras Crocodile Bank Trust in 1976 with a specific goal of breeding the crocodile population of the Mugger .

Guindy National Park

The 2.70 km² CHENNAI - Guindy National Park, is unique in more ways than one.
Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary
Vedanthangal Lake is at an altitude of 122 m. This Bird Sanctuary established in 1858 in an area of 70 acres, is 85 kms from Chennai
Gulf Of Manner Marine National Park
This Marine park of Mannar spreads along 560 Km stretch between Rameswaram and Tuticorin. It is lying within the Bio Sphere of Mannar
Mukkurthi National Park
Short 45 Kms drive from Udhagamandalam, martenspread over an area 79 km on the south eastern corner of the Nilgiris Plateau.

 

crocodCrocodile Bank : Rom and Zai Whitaker established the Madras Crocodile Bank Trust in 1976 with a specific goal of breeding the crocodile population of the Mugger (Crocodylus palustris), the Saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) and the rarest Gharials (Gavialis gangeticus). The Trust included turtles, lizards and snakes and extended the trust as the Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Center for Herpetology in 2003. Today, after more than 30 formidable years of cutting edge science and grassroots education, the Crocodile Bank remains a world leader in the field of frontline conservation and the preservation of natural landscapes. Apart from this park, there are several field projects located throughout the subcontinent reaching as far as the Nicobar Islands. The zoo records more than half a million visitors per year making it one of the most popular tourist attractions along the East Coast Road. Their Moto and Purpose is to promote the conservation of reptiles and amphibians and their habitats through education, scientific research and captive breeding.