Crocolandia

Satellite image of Crocolandia in Talisay City, Cebu

With a name like Crocolandia, you can expect a place like this to have lots of crocodiles. And this mini-zoo in Brgy. Biasong, Talisay City, Cebu does in fact have plenty of them. Its most famous croc is a saltwater crocodile named Lapu-Lapu (I have no idea why). But Crocolandia also houses other animals—reptiles mostly, but there are also birds and mammals there, like warty pigs, deer, ostriches, and hornbills. In addition, Crocolandia helps in breeding the critically endangered Philippine crocodile.

A crocodile baring its teeth at Crocolandia Photo by CoolWaterWorks. (CC)

Crocolandia is managed by the Crocolandia Foundation, Inc., a nature conservancy organization. It opened back in January 2000 and was the result of a group of people deciding to share their menagerie. (This is very much the same story as the previously-featured Avilon Zoo.) Unfortunately, Crocolandia has no website so if you want to learn more, you can just apply your research skills on the Web or you could call Crocolandia itself at (6332) 2731842.

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July 22, 2009
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  1. estan wrote on July 22, 2009 @ 03:11PM

    lapit lang pala sa bahay namin but haven’t been to the place.

  2. Eugene wrote on August 6, 2009 @ 08:20AM

    estan, baka kasi dahil malapit lang naman, maraming pagkakataon na puntahan siya. So libot muna sa ibang lugar sa Pilipinas.

  3. Junah Caspit wrote on January 28, 2010 @ 02:46AM

    Hi. Can you give me link to a map going to Crocolandia?

    Will be going to Cebu this March but my dad, who’s a resident there is not familiar with the place.

    Thank you.

  4. Marie wrote on April 16, 2010 @ 09:40PM

    There’s also a crocodile farm in Davao

  5. Isabel00 wrote on December 12, 2017 @ 07:37PM

    good one. <a href=“https://www.google.com”>site</a>

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