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Guindy National park


Guindy National park

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Guindy National Park and Snake Park are in Guindy ,a good family picnic spot .It is the smallest of the national parks in India. It is a sanctuary to the endangered Black Bucks, ,Spotted Deer. Mongoose, Jackals, Monkeys, reptiles and birds also live there. The Deer Park and the Snake Park are supported by the World Wildlife Fund. They are located in the Raj Bhavan premises at Guindy, within the city limits. There are about 24 varieties of trees are there in the park and maintained. This mini wild park in one of ia few in the world that is located inside the City

One end of the park is Raj Bhavan and the other end is Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Chennai. Adjacent to the National Park is the Snake Park. This park is house for a large number of Snakes from the deadly King Cobra to Vipers, Python and other reptiles. There are preserved specimens of reptiles in the park The Snake Park publishes periodicals. Adjacent to the Snake Park is the Children’s Park.

The parks are open daily, at 8.30 Hrs except on Tuesdays.








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