Friday, May 29, 2009



In Chennai, the Snake Park is situated next to the Guindy National Park. In 1972, the Madras Snake Park Trust was established and gained statutory recognition as a medium zoo from the Central Zoo Authority in 1995. It was founded by one of the prominent wildlife conservationist Romulus Whitaker. A number of snake species, lizards, crocodiles and turtles are housed here. More than 30 species of Indian snakes are here. King Cobra, Indian Rock Python, Reticulated Python, Adders and Vipers are some of the most sought after species.

Visiting Hours

Open on all days except Tuesday.

Working Hours 8.30 A.M. to 5.30 P.M.

Children’s Park is adjacent to the Snake Park in Guindy. An enjoyable collection of birds and animals are here in the Children’s Park. The elephant and pony rides are popular. You can enjoy with your family here.

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