Guindy National Park & Snake Park- A tourist place in Chennai, Tamilnadu


Tamilnadu is a place where a number of tourist spots and religious places are present. These places are centre of attraction for the people of Tamilnadu as well as people from all over India come to these places to get mental peace and for fun . In this article I will discuss everything in detail about Guindy National Park in Chennai, tamilnadu.

Guindy National Park - A tourist place in Chennai, Tamilnadu


Guindy national park is one of the sightseeing places in Chennai. The total area of the Guindy national park is 2.82 Square kilo meters. It holds the prestige of being one of the most smallest national Parks in India.

History of Guindy national park: The park was built by by a British English man named Gilbert Rodericks. Later it came in the custody of Indian government and at present Forest department of Tamilnadu looks after the Guindy national park.

Location of Guindy national park: It is located near Raj bhavan, Residence of Governor of Tamilnadu.

Plants and Animals in Guindy National park Chennai


A wide variety of species of plants and animals are available in this park. Thus this park attracts a number of visitors throughout the year from all parts of Tamilnadu. The park is a glimpse of rich flora and fauna of Tamilnadu. It contains more than 350 species of animals and 24 varieties of trees.
Major Varieties of tress found in the park are:
1)Sugar-apple trees
2)Atlantia monophylla trees
3)Wood-apple trees
4)Neem trees

Major Varieties of Animals found in the park are:
Black buck
Sambar
Spotted deer
Porcupine
Hyena,
Jackal,
Python,
Grey pelican,
Night heron,
Cormorant,
Cockatiel,
Parrot,
Common otter,
Rhesus monkey,
Bonnet monkey
Common langur
Mongoose
Common peafowl,
Crocodiles,

Guindy Snake Park
The Guindy Snake Park is located near the Madras Crocodile Bank Trust. It is also a source of attraction for a number of tourists. There is a huge collection of different varieties of snakes found here, The most uncommon commonly found snakes in the park are King Cobra, pythons, vipers.


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