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Miri Crocodile Farm cum Mini Zoo

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Type  Crocodile farm, zoo
Owner  Benaya Sdn Bhd.
Opened  16 August 1998
Phone  +60 85-604 108
Opening  16 August 1998
Management  Benaya Sdn Bhd.
Floor area  9 ha
Miri Crocodile Farm cum Mini Zoo
Location  Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia
Address  98000 Lutong, Sarawak, Malaysia
Hours  Open today · 9AM–5PMTuesday9AM–5PMWednesday9AM–5PMThursday9AM–5PMFriday9AM–5PMSaturday9AM–5PMSunday9AM–5PMMonday9AM–5PM
Similar  Petroleum Museum, The Grand Old Lady (Miri Well), Loagan Bunut National, Lambir Hills National, Niah National Park

Feeding the crocodiles miri crocodile farm cum mini zoo


The Miri Crocodile Farm cum Mini Zoo (Malay: Taman Buaya Miri dan Zoo Mini) is a crocodile farm and zoo in Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia. It is registered by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.

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History

The farm and zoo was opened on 16 August 1998. It became the second crocodile farm opened in Sarawak after the Jong Crocodile Farm and Zoo in Kuching.

Architecture

The farm and zoo is located in a 9 hectare of area near the mouth of Baram River. Man-made ponds were created for the breeding ground of the crocodiles.

Exhibition

The crocodile farm houses more than 1,000 species of crocodiles. It also features an information center about various aspects of crocodiles, such as fatal clashes with humans, life cycle etc.

Operation

The monthly expenses for the farm and zoo is around MYR40,000-50,000, in which mostly goes to buying foods for the animals and its 15 staffs salary. They regularly seek assistance from the Tourism Board.

Opening time

The farm and zoo is opened everyday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. for MYR20.

References

Miri Crocodile Farm cum Mini Zoo Wikipedia


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