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Madras Crocodile Bank Trust, India

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The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust (MCBT) has taken another important step forward in turtle conservation with the captive breeding of another batch of the highly-endangered Indian painted roof turtle (kachuga kachuga). The painted roof turtle was first bred in captivity at MCBT in May 2004.
* Madras Crocodile Bank Trust Centre for Herpetology * The Gharial Conservation Alliance * Central Zoo Authority of India * Sanctuary Asia 2006 Sanctuary-ABN AMRO, Lifetime Service Award - Romulus Whitaker
The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust (MCBT) is a reptile zoo and herpetology research station, located 40km south of the city of Chennai, in state of Tamil Nadu, India.
Madras Crocodile Bank Trust’s objectives are consistent with those of the Central Zoo Authority.
The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust is both a registered Trust and a recognized zoo under the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972. The MCB/CFH comes under the purview of the Central Zoo Authority, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India.
Madras Crocodile Bank Trust, the centre for Herpetology, is having adventure camps, for children aged eight years and above, beginning third week of April. The day and night camps will cost Rs. 800 for two days and Rs. 1,200 for three days.
The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust, founded in 1976 by Romulus Whitaker and few other like minded people is a public Trust managed by a Board of Trustees. The CrocBank is located 40 km south of Chennai city on 3.
Madras Crocodile Bank Trust (MCBT), which has over 3,000 crocodiles in its care, where you can find tiny hatchlings to Jaws III the largest crocodile at the park, measuring in excess of 16 feet! Here, the group will get a chance to get their hands dirty,
Aim/Objective/Mission: The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust is the first crocodile breeding centre in Asia, was founded by Romulus Whitaker in 1976 to conserve crocodiles and establish programmes for the conservation and propagation of other species of endangered reptiles.
When the Madras Crocodile Bank Trust was first founded back in 1976, its main focus was on conserving India’s three endangered crocodiles – the Gharial, the Mugger and the “Salty.
Madras Crocodile Bank Trust/Centre for Herpetology - Thu, 11/13/2008 - 8:05 AM — facadmin Madras Crocodile Bank Trust/Centre for Herpetology East Coast Road, Vadanemelli Village Chennai, Tamil Nadu 603104 India