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Sarang Buaya Tanjung Langsat

INTRODUCTION

The Sarang Buaya (Crocodile’s Nest) which is under the administration of Pasir Gudang Municipal Council measures a total of 8 acres in size and was built in the mangrove forest area near the Tanjung Langsat port and free trade zone. A total of 12 pools were built to accommodate the 592 estuarine crocodiles of various sizes which will be preserved and showcased to visitors within the area.

A total of 12 special pools were built in order to accommodate a total of 592 Estuarine Crocodiles which were legally authorised with special permits by PERHILITAN (Department of Wildlife and National Parks). The Estuarine Crocodiles reared will be of consists of various age and sizes. At present, a total of 144 crocodiles has been acquired and placed in 6 of the pools at the Pasir Gudang Crocodile’s Nest. Each crocodile measures from 1’6” inches up to 10 feet, aged between 1.5 years to 15 years.

The Estuarine Crocodile is an animal fully-preserved by the Department of Wildlife and National Parks ( PERHILITAN ) act 1972 act 76 (The Department of Wildlife and National Parks does not issue a license to rear and to conduct business with an exception of an approval and permission from the Ministry of Environment & Science Technology via a SPECIAL PERMIT]. Any party who possesses, keep and preserve this animal without the SPECIAL PERMIT is deemed to have commited in a violation of laws and may be imposed a compound and imprisonment.

“VISIT SARANG BUAYA PASIR GUDANG – THE FIRST ESTUARINE CROCODILE SANCTUARY IN MALAYSIA, WITNESS THE ESTUARINE CROCODILE UP-CLOSE IN A NATURAL HABITAT AND EXPERIENCE THE UNIQUE NATURE OF A CROCODILE WORLD ONLY POSSIBLE IN SARANG BUAYA PASIR GUDANG”.

SARANG BUAYA GOALS AND OBJECTIVES  

Goals :

1. To specifically attract local and foreign tourists to Pasir Gudang, and to the state of Johor in general.
2. To increase Eco tourism products for Johor.
3. As an area for recreation in Pasir Gudang.
4. A source of knowledge and information specifically related to Estuarine Crocodiles and other crocodile species which existed thoughout the world.

VISITING HOURS

DAY TIME
Monday – Friday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

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