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This article discusses about the Guindy national park Chennai

Guindy National Park Chennai

Total area of Guindy national park 2.82 Square kilo meters
Guindy park is one of the smallest National parks of India
Raj bhavan, Residence of Governor of Tamilnadu are located near the Guindy children's park.

History of Guindy national park

The Founder of Guindy national park was a British English man named Gilbert Rodericks. Then after some years it was taken by the Indian government and now the Guindy park has been run by the Forest department of Tamilnadu.

Species and Animals in Guindy National park Chennai

Guindy national park has dry evergreen scrub and thorn forest, grasslands and water-bodies in its overall layout. Guindy Park contains almost 350 species that can live on plants like shrubs, climbers, herbs and grasses. The trees in Guindy national park are totally of 24 varieties. Some of the trees in Guindy park are, Sugar-apple trees, Atlantia monophylla trees, Wood-apple trees, and some Neem trees. Guindy park has been one of the green grassed parks inChennai

Guindy Snake Park

This Snake Park of Chennai, is near the Madras Crocodile Bank Trust. Guindy Snake Park has been recognized by the Central Zoo Authority at 1995. The most viewed snakes of this National snake park are King Cobra, pythons, vipers.

The total area of Guindy snake park is 22 acres and a partial area has been allotted for the Guindy children park. Animals in Guindy park are

Black buck,


Spotted deer,





Grey pelican,

Night heron,




Common otter,

Rhesus monkey,

Bonnet monkey

Common langur


Common peafowl,


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