Interesting Places In Malaysia
Surrounded by the Bukit Bintang Forest Reserve near Sungai Batu Pahat, the snake and reptile farm is located in the Sungai Batu Pahat area, just 10km north of Kangar. The Snake and Reptile farm is one of Perlis major tourist attractions. It houses a large collection of snakes and other reptiles. The farm holds some 23 species of snakes in large open-air enclosures as well as iguanas and crocodiles. Those brave enough, can have their pictures taken with some of the larger snakes, with some help and supervision from the snake handlers.
Run by the Institute for Medical Research, its main objectives are the biological study of Malaysian snakes, the dissemination of information and findings of the research as well as the production of anti-venom for local consumption. The Snake and Reptile farm currently houses some 200 snakes, both local and foreign species. The Snake and Reptile Farm is located near Batu Pahat river, surrounded by Perlis' Bukit Bintang Forest Reserve.