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Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel

518/8 Ploenchit Road  Bangkok  10330  Thailand 

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Visitor's Guide: Bangkok

Samut Prakarn Crocodile Farm and Zoo

Thailand's Jurassic Park
  • Category: Zoos, Farms & Aquaria
  • Hours: Mo to Su from 07:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Description

Founded in 1950 by Thailand's famous crocodile king, Utai Youngprapakorn, this crocodile farm ranks as one of the world's largest. It lies 30 kilometers (19 miles) south of Bangkok, housing a diverse range of more than 60,000 fresh and seawater crocodiles, including the largest ever held in captivity. Apart from the crocodile wrestling show that runs every hour, you can also watch trained elephants, gibbons, lions and snakes, amongst other animals. At the Dinosaur Museum on-site, 13 species of life-size dinosaurs and skeletons are displayed along with an audio/visual show presenting stories on extinct animals.

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