1st government safari park of bangladesh Reptiles – Bangabandu Dulahazra Safari Park

Reptiles

Crowned river turtle

    Scientific name : Hardella thurjii
    Type: Reptile
    Diet: Herbivore
    Length Male: up to 18 cm , Female: up to 53 cm

    Nesting Season: between August and January,

    Habitat: rivers, canals, lakes and ponds
    Conservation Status: Endangered

Elongated Tortoise

    Scientific name : Indotestudo elongata
    Type: Reptile
    Diet: Herbivore
    Length: 34 cm

    Weight: 3.5 kg
    Life Span: 14 years (captivity)
    Conservation Status: Critically Endangered

Star Tortoise

    Scientific nameGeochelone elegans
    Type: Reptile
    Diet: Herbivore
    Length: 20cm – 30cm (8in – 12in)
    Weight: 1.3kg – 2.2kg
    Life Span: 30 – 80 years
    Habit : Solitary
    Conservation Status: Threatened

Python

    Scientific name : Python molurus

    Type: Reptile
    Diet: Carnivore
    Length: 8-20 feet

    Weight: 70-120 pounds
    Life Span: 20-30 years.
    Habit : Nocturnal

    Conservation Status: Data Deficient

Fresh water crocodile

    Scientific nameCrocodylus palustris

    Type: Reptile
    Diet: Carnivore
    Length: 13-15 ft
    Weight: 40- 200 kgs
    Life Span: 50 years( in captivity)
    Conservation Status: Extinct in wild

Salt water Crocodile

    Scientific nameCrocodylus porosus
    Type: Reptile

    Diet: Carnivore

    Length: 5-7m (16-23ft)

    Weight: 400 – 700 Kg
    Life Span: 70 years

    Conservation Status: Endangered