Welcome to The Chennai Snake Park

The focal point of the Trust’s activities is the ChennaiSnakePark established in 1972. It is located at Guindy, Chennai, on the Sardar Patel Road.The SnakePark occupies an area of one acre of land given on lease by the Govt. of Tamil Nadu. As of now, the Snake Park has on display, 20 species of Indian snakes, all three species of Indian crocodilians, two species of exotic crocodiles, three species of Indian turtles/tortoises, four species of Indian lizardsand two species of exotic reptiles (green iguana, slider turtle) making a total of 34 species.



Equipped with many scientists and practicing herpetologists on board serving in various capacities (both honorary and employed), the Snake Park is an ideal herpetological research organization in the city.

Our Publications – COBRA- the Journal

The Trust has been publishing a quarterly journal from 1976, re-named as Cobrain 1990. It carries articles on reptiles and amphibians of a technical, semi-technical and popular nature.

Our Publications – Books

The Trust has broughtout low-priced books on a variety of snake-related subjects from time to time. So far, the following books have been published.