Chennai Snake Park

Raj Bhavan post
Chennai, TN - 600022

Type: Zoos
044 2235 3623
 
  • Aaron Johnson
    Aaron Johnson
  • Mohamed Abdullah
    Mohamed Abdullah

The Chennai Snake Park, officially known as the Chennai Snake Park Trust, is a renowned reptile park and conservation center located in Guindy, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Established in 1972 by herpetologist Romulus Whitaker, the park is dedicated to the conservation of reptiles, particularly snakes, and aims to educate the public about the importance of reptiles in the ecosystem.

The Chennai Snake Park is home to a diverse collection of reptiles, including various species of snakes, crocodiles, turtles, and lizards. Visitors can observe these fascinating creatures up close in spacious and naturalistic enclosures, providing a unique opportunity to learn about their behavior, habitats, and conservation status.

One of the highlights of the Chennai Snake Park is its extensive collection of snakes, including venomous and non-venomous species from India and around the world. The park houses rare and endangered species such as the king cobra, Indian rock python, and Russell's viper, as well as more common species like cobras, kraits, and rat snakes.

In addition to its reptile exhibits, the Chennai Snake Park also features educational displays, interactive exhibits, and live demonstrations aimed at raising awareness about snakes and reptiles. Visitors can attend snake-handling demonstrations, snakebite awareness programs, and guided tours led by knowledgeable staff members and herpetologists.

The Chennai Snake Park is committed to reptile conservation and research, with a focus on breeding endangered species in captivity, conducting scientific studies on reptile behavior and ecology, and collaborating with conservation organizations and government agencies to protect reptile habitats and promote conservation initiatives.

Overall, the Chennai Snake Park offers visitors a fascinating and educational experience, providing a deeper understanding of reptiles and their importance in the natural world. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, a wildlife lover, or simply curious about snakes and reptiles, a visit to the Chennai Snake Park promises an unforgettable adventure amidst the fascinating world of reptiles.

Chennai Snake Park is located at Rajbhavan Post, Chennai, TN - 600022. Besides this zoo, there are three more zoos listed in Chennai. There's also eighty-three attractions listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of Chennai Snake Park on the map above. If you need any other information on Chennai Snake Park that is not listed here, please call 044 2235 3623.

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