This Crocodile Bank has been established with an aim to protected and conserve the endangered reptiles such as crocodiles, Alligators etc.
Situated 14 kms from Mamallapuram, this Trust now houses more than six species of crocodiles.arrangements; 7.Located 42-km from Chennai (Madras) is a farm where several species of Indian and African crocodiles and alligators are bred in captivity.
This crocodile bank is on the way to Mahabalipuram and is run by Romulve Whittaker. About 5,000 species are kept in their natural surroundings in open pools.
They can be viewed from a safe distance.
The Crocodile Bank occupies an area of 3.2 hectares and has been established with an aim to protect and conserve the endangered reptile s such as Crocodiles, Alligators, etc.
Tourists in large numbers visit the crocodile bank to see a variety of reptiles, all in one place.

Guindy National Park is situated in Chennai.
Guindy National Park is one of the prime visiting spots for those who come to Chennai during vacation period.
It attracts visitors over three lakhs during a season.
A recommended picnic spot for the entire family to spend a day amidst nature and return home joyfully in the evening. 
The compositions of animals Black Buck, Chital, Jackal, Pangolin and a variety of Avi fauna. This park boasts of over 24 varieties of trees, for example, Amona Squamosa, Atlanta Monoplylla, Feronia Limonia, Azadirachta India, etc. to mention a few.
Also more than 14 varieties of shrubs, over 14 types of mammals like elephant, antilope, spotted dear, jungle cat, toddy cat, Indian civet, etc. 
The park also accounts for over 37 varieties of birds, like black chested, black winged kite, honey buzzard, pariah kite, and so on. 
There are also many kinds of amphibians and snakes to add to the variety that is already available.

Spread over 958 sq kms, this sanctuary can be reached though Top slip in Anamalai Hills on the Western Ghats.
An ecological Paradise, this sanctuary encompasses a National Park with an area of 108 sq kms.
About 800 species out of 2000 South Indian Flora are distributed here.
Tribal communities like Kadar, Malasar, Malai Malasar, Muduvar, Pulayar and Eravalar reside within the area of sanctuary.
Animals at Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary
This sanctuary nurtures Arboreal animals like lion tailed macaque, bonnet macaque, Common Languor, Nilgiris langur, Malabar Giant squirrel and Grizzled Giant Squirrel.
The ground animals listed are: Tiger, Panther, Elephant, Gaur, Pangolin, Sambar, Spotted Deer, Barking Deer, Mouse Deer, Wild boar, Dhole, Sloth Bear, Porcupine, Nilgiris Tahr, Civet Cat and Taddy Cat.
Avifauna at Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary
The Avifauna includes Racket Tailed Drongo, Black Headed Oriole, Paradise Fly-catcher, Whistling Thrush, Emerald Dove, Green pigeon, Tickell's Flower Pecker, Rufus Wood Pecker, Rose Ringed Parakeet, Black Eagle, Great Indian, Malabar pied Hornbill, Fiery Blue Bird and green billed malkhoha etc.
Indira Gandhi Park
Coimbatore, 87 kms away, serves as the nearest airport while Pollachi serves as the nearest railhead. Bus services are also available from Pollachi to Indira Gandhi National Park.
The Kalakkadu wildlife sanctuary is located in the beautiful hills of the Western Ghats, covering an area of 223 sq kms in the Tirunelveli District.
The sanctuary along with Mundanthurai sanctuary together form the Kalakkad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve.
For tourists desirous of visiting the sanctuary, the ideal time should be anytime between September to March.
Animals & Birds
Wildlife seen in the sanctuary includes Tiger, leopard, Lion Tailed Macaque, Nilgiri Langur, Bonnet Macaque and common Langur, Nilgiri Tahr, wild dog, sloth bear, elephant, spotted deer, mouse deer,lion tailed macaque, brown mongoose and malabar giant squirrel.
Close to 100 species of birds can be spotted in the Kalakkadu Wildlife Sanctuary creating a beautiful environment for a bird watcher. Some of the species include emerald dove, minivets, bee caters, quails, egrets, herons, jungle fowl, spur fowl, partridge, sparrows and night jars.
A number of adventure activities can be enjoyed in the Kalakkad wildlife sanctuary.
Trekking is one of them, and perhaps the most popular one.
Trekking can be done with prior permission from the Forest (Wildlife) Department.
Kunthakulam bird sanctuary is situated 33-km south of Tirunelveli in Nanguneri taluk.
Kunthakulam is a small and natural scenic village, which is covered with natural forests and ponds.
During the season January to April every year more than 10 thousand birds from various countries like Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, USA, Australia migrate here and when the season is over the birds return.
Every day more than 5,000 people come here and enjoy. Ariyakulam, 13-km east of Tirunelveli has another bird sanctuary.
Tirunelveli is the nearest city, which is well connected by rail and road with the important places within and beyond the state.
Places to stay while on a trip to Kunthakulam Bird Sanctuary is available at the moderate class hotels and lodges in Tirunelveli.
Birds at Kunthakulam Bird Sanctuary
Amongst the most popular bird species that can be spotted in the Kunthakulam bird sanctuary are Pelicans, Cormorants, Spot-bill Ducks, White Ibis, Egrets, Herons, Minivets, Flycatchers, Kingfishers, Egrets, White Ibis, Partridges, White stork , Greater flamingo ,Quails, Spotted and Brown Doves, Babblers and occasionally, Chipmunks and Pheasant-tailed Jacanas.
Located in Nilgiri Hills, This 321 sq km wide sanctuary encompasses a National Park measuring an area of 103 sq kms.
The Mayyar River in this region forms a series of spectacular cascades on its way 65 kms away from Udhagamandalam - Mysore highway; this sanctuary could be reached from Mysore as well.
The Mysore-Ooty highway runs through the Park, following the course of the Mayyar River, which separates Mudumalai from Bandipur.
The fauna includes Elephant, Gaur, Bonnet, Macaque, Common langur, Tigers and Leopards, Chital, Dhole Panther, Sloth Bear, Python, Barking deer, Four-Hourned- Antelope, Otter, Crocodiles (mugger), giant flying squirrel, Sambhar, Hyena, Wild Dog, Wild Boar, Mouse Deer, Spotted Deer, Jackal, Hare, Porcupine and Mangoose.
The Birds listed in this sanctuary and Wildlife Safari are peacock-our national bird, grey jungle fowl, Malabar whistling thrush, large racket-tailed dronge, the shama, the magpie-robin, spotted babbler, small green barbet, green pigeons, little brown dove, Malabar grey hornbill, bulbuls, mynahs
Mukurthi National Park is located on the high altitudes of the Nilgiris, 40 kms from Udhagamandalam.
It contains a viable population of Nigiri Tahr (Hamitrgus-hilocrius) because of which it was earlier known as the Nilgiri Tahr National Park.
It contains a viable population on Nilgiri Tahr (Hamitragus-hilocrius), Sambhar, Barking deer, Nilgiri marten and otter, Jungle cat, Jackal etc. Apart from this, the park also houses endangered species like Indian elephant, Bengal Tiger, Nilgiri langur, Leopard, Bonnet macaque, Mouse Deer, Small Indian Civet, Wild dog, Black-naped Hare, Shrew, Malabar Spiny Dormouse and Soft-furred Rat and Bonhote's Mouse
Avifauna consists of hill birds viz laughing and whistling thrushes, woodcock, wild pigeon and black eagle. Butter-flies with Himalayan affinity like the Blue Admiral, Indian Red Admiral, Indian Fritillary, Indian Cabbage white, Hedge blues and rainbow trouts can be also be seen.
Trekking & Fishing
Trekking routes exist from Parsan valley, portimund, pykara etc. Trout fishing is recommended in the rivers and lakes of Mukurthi. Permission from Asst. Director, Fisheries Department, Udhagai, must be obtained in advance for fishing.
This sanctuary is situated in Nagapattinam district. It has varied wild life such as Chital, Wild boar, Bonnet macaque, Black Buck, Flamingoes, Teals, Gulls, Terns, Plavers and Stilts.
Special attractions are close encounters with Dolphins and Turtles which often come quite close to the shore.
Between November and January, the tidal mud flats and marshes are covered with Teals, Curlews, Gulls, Terns, Plovers, Sandpipers, Shanks, Herons and up to 3000 Flamingoes at one time.
In the spring, a different set of birds - Koels, Mynas and Barbets are drawn here by the profusion of wild berries. From April to June there's very little activity; the main rainy season is between October and December.
Point Calimere sanctuary is bestowed with population of varied wild life such as Chital, Wild boar, Bonnet macaque, Black Buck, Flamingos, Teals, Gulls, Terns, Plavers and Stilts.
Special attractions are close encounters with Dolphins and Turtles, which often come quite close to the shore.
One of the most spectacular breeding grounds in India. Cormorants, herons, storks, pelicans, grebes and many others.
The Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary has been protected by the local people for well over 250 years.
The sanctuary gets its name from a nearby village and is only 75 Km from Chennai.
The bird life (resident & visitors) includes Cormorants, Darters, Herons, Egrets, Open billed Stork, Spoonbill and White Ibis, Little Grebe, Indian Moorhen, Black Winged Stilts, a few migratory ducks and occasionally Grey Pelicans. November to February is the ideal season to visit the sanctuary.
The population of the migratory birds swells to around 40,000 by the middle of January.
The best season to visit is from November to January.
Chennai is the nearest airport and one can motor down a distance of a hundred kilometers, most of it on the well-maintained National Highway 45.