Not just to take in the beauty of nature, traveling can be an agenda to test your adrenaline. For the traveler who dares, come to Teritip Crocodile Breeding in Balikpapan. There are thousands of alligators await you there!
What is it like visiting crocodile and saw a big body? Hii, wanting to stay away from the pool and hurry home. However, if you are a brave and likes to challenge your guts, come to Teritip Crocodile Breeding in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan. In an area of 5 acres, there are thousands of alligators from the smallest size, up to the largest.
Crocodile Breeding is located in Jalan Mulawarman No. 6, Village Teritip, Balikpapan. Crocodile is located about 28 kilometers from the city of Balikpapan.
Crocodile Breeding in East Kalimantan
In Crocodile Breeding are dozens of cages that are categorized into four types, namely for young crocodile cage, cage to weigh alligator, crocodile enclosure for the young, and a cage for adult crocodiles. Not surprisingly, there are more than 1,000 crocodiles here that breed well.
Most crocodiles here are estuarine crocodiles, and there are two types of rare crocodile, the freshwater crocodile (Crocodylus siamensis) and crocodile chopsticks (Tomistoma segelly). You can learn about the life of crocodiles up close.
Do not hesitate to ask a local guide. They will look at the lives of crocodiles from egg to develop into adults. Sure, you can see the babies of newly hatched crocodiles are still small.
But prepare your guts while in the adult crocodile enclosure. Their large size and sharp teeth will welcome you. Horrified!
You can look and see the crocodiles are in large numbers in each pond. If you have only seen a crocodile in a pond, here you can see dozens of crocodiles that are accumulated in a pond. There are alligator opens its mouth wide to bask on the banks of the pond. Plus a large body, your guts will be tested here.
It’s not enough just to see it, but you can record these crocodiles in action. Simply pay Rp 10,000 to buy a live chicken, you can feed directly to the crocodiles.
Throw the chicken into the pool and see what happens. Dozens of crocodiles approached the chicken and nudged each other. The fangs and motion typical of the way that you can see directly in front of your eyes.
One thing you have to remember, notice boards warning in every pond and cage. There is a board that says ‘watch your hands!’ and others. As well, listen well prohibition or direction of the guides. Of course, you do not want to be the next Crocodile breakfast instead?
Satisfied test your nerve, it’s time to fill your stomach. Apparently a lot of restaurants around captivity to a full menu from crocodiles. You can taste crocodile satay, shredded, and crackers made from crocodile meat. There is also a tonic made from tangkur and bile pills.
In addition, you can find plenty of crafts and accessories from crocodile leather, such as bags, wallets, belts, and others. The Quality is assured.
Teritip Crocodile Breeding is open every day from 08:00 to 17:00 pm. With approximately Rp 15,000 entrance fee, you can test your nerve to walk among thousands of crocodiles. How dare you?