Siamese Crocodile (Crocodylus siamensis) and Spectacled Caiman (Caiman crocodylus) eggs:
Jaws III (Crocodylus Porosus): Salt water crocodile. Length: 4.85 meters (16 feet), Age: 30 years, Weight: 575kg
A salt water crocodilian has the rare distinction of being one of the largest living reptile species in the world and is also largest captive crocodile in India. Acquired from the CLRI in 1975 when it was a mere 5 year old and weighing just 15 kg. It has since grown to gigantic proportions. Characteristics:
- Size: It is known to grow to lengths of 7 meters or more and can weigh more than 1000 kg (2200 pounds) in captivity.
- Habitat: It is the most widely distributed of all living crocodilians- found throughout the tropical regions of Asia and the Pacific.
Crocodile nest in the pit:
Just where the eggs of the crocodiles were kept I saw a python for display. The watchman put the python around a woman’s neck. This was the first time I saw a python from so close. I took a video and a snap:
After that, I returned to the resort Sea Breeze. My colleagues were enjoying in the pool at that time. After having lunch, we started our journey to go back to Bangalore. Mahabalipuram trip was a nice 2 day trip. If you are looking for a two day trip near Bangalore, then Mahabalipuram is one of the best options for you.