Photos from crocodile Bank/ madras/ India-Pictures of reptiles like crocodiles and some aquarium fishes.man holding small crocodile.Cellphone photos.

The crocodile bank in madras is a trust founded by Romulus Whitaker and some others in 1976. The bank was founded with the intention of protecting the endangered crocodile species in India- the mugger- Crocodylus paluster, the gharial- Gavialis gangeticus, and the saltwater crocodile- Crocodylus porosus.

The venture started with 30 mugger adults and now have more than 2500 of about 15 crocodile species.

By 1987 the place became the centre for herpatology, India's premier institution for herpetofaunal conservation, research and education.

Besides crocodiles the centre now preseves tortoise, Snakes like King Cobra,Pythons etc..



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The photo is taken from one of the pits where crocodiles are present in a large number. There we saw about two pits with this much number of crocodiles...

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Nothing is impossible!!!!! you can get the little crocodile baby in your hands for some time by paying a small amount of money. One of us did that.

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The pits are designed in a way similar to the natural habitat corresponding to each of the species.

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"Every pit has information boards besides them showing the information about the species in the pit. The features of the species like name, scientific name, growable size, speed etc are specified in the board..

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Turtles & crocodiles, madras / Chennai crocodile Zoo. Indian Reptile zoo Photos

Crocodile Zoo galleries..A little more photographs of some turtles in aquariums and some species of crocodiles..Some crocodile photos are taken much closer that a visitor can get using cell phone camera. Have a look through the crocodiles and tortoise.

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You know, turtles are one of the oldest reptile groups older than the lizards and reptile groups, about 215 million years old..About 300 species are alive now and some among them in the list of highly endangered..turtles like other reptiles are said to be ecototherms- varying body heat according to surroundings and commonly called coldblooded..These ones don't lay eggs in water, for that they comes to the banks of water bodies and the largest among turtles are aquatic ones..

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Tortoise in the aquarium of reptile park, Chennai, from the famous Crocodile bank of Chennai

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Their are information boards in all the pits. We were in a hurry and couldn't cover the park in detail..

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The Crocodile bank supplies crocodiles, snakes, lizards etc to other zoos and needed institutions.

How To Reach Crocodile Bank:

The place is on the way to the famous archaeological city Mahabalipuram.

The nearest airport is Chennai (42kms)

The nearest railway stations are Chengalpettu(29kms) and Chennai(42kms)

Busses are always available from Pondycherry, Kanchipuram, chengalpettu And Chennai.

Note: Snakes are also there, but havent got enough time to get good snaps..





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Crocodile bank madras / India.species of crocodiles in groups and few aquarium fishes, Indian reptile park photos

 Crocodile bank photo gallery from chennai. A must visit tourist place and more to it a crocodile breeding and caring park in madras the south Indian place in the state of Tamilanadu. You may have sometimes seen this place documented in animal planet or discovery channels, most probably in crocodile documentaries. Anyway just have a glance of the place.


fish tank with small fresh water aquaium fishes taken from crocodile bank in india, reptile park aquariums"Watch Out! A possesion is going out there in the aquarium"
They are the most restless group of fish i found there. You can watch, they always moves as groups. And they are the tiny ones too.

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This place is the result of man's love and determination to take care of the fellow living creatures...If you are coming to India as a tour trip and you a nature lover, just have a stop here..Place worth some time spend.

Thanx for caring to visit..just be back in your leisure. I may have something new for you..

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