and untouched greeneries around Chennai serves as an ideal home to a range of
exotic flora and fauna. For the wildlife lovers, this city offers an ample of
opportunities to witness and spot several rare and endangered wildlife species.
From the ferocious tigers to the cold blooded crocodiles, a range of colourful
birds to other charismatic reptiles, this metropolitan city offers several
enthralling destinations that makes it for an amazing wildlife experience.
A visit to
the Madras Crocodile Bank in Mamallapuram will give you an insight about these
lazy predators along with the opportunity to feed them. Guindy National Park
and Guindy Snake Park also serves as a wonderful destination for the wildlife
enthusiasts. While the national park has a significant population of blackbuck,
hyena, spotted deer and others, the snake park houses around 23 different
species of snakes, crocodiles, tortoises, turtles and lizards.
Anna Zoological Park with its dwellers like tigers, jaguars, lions, panthers,
elephants, giraffes and others, is also one of the best sanctuaries to visit
near Chennai. Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary is also one of the ideal spot for bird
watching among the wildlife lovers.