Kachikaly Crocodile Pool

The Crocodile Pool is located in the heart of Bakau Village and has become a popular tourist destination. To the locals the pools are sacred and a place of prayer as the crocodile represents the power of fertility, many children in the local area are named Kachikaly after the pools apparent success rate.

The Pools are home to over 80 adult crocodiles and numerous young who can be seen basking on the banks.

Legend has it that to take photographs of the crocodiles will provoke their wrath and send the photographer to an early grave though this does not appear to deter most visitors.

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