Chulanur Peafowl Sanctuary in Kerala – Lone Peafowl Sanctuary in India

Chulanur Peafowl Sanctuary is situated under Peechi wildlife division of Kerala State Forest and Wildlife Department. It is situated in Alathur thaluk, Palakkad district, Kerala.  It’s spread over 343 hectares of land. Photo of a peacock Chulanur Peafowl Sanctuary has a sizable populations of peacocks (male peafowl) and peahens (female peafowl). This is the only…

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Thousand Pillar Temple Near Warrangal in Telungana

Thousand Pillar Temple is an ancient Hindu temple located at Hanamakonda, in Warrangal district of  Telangana State, India. This magnificent temple was constructed in 1163 by the Kakatiya dynasty King, Rudra Deva. The temple is officially named as “Sri Rudreswara Swamy temple”; named after the king who built it. 1000 Pillar Temple is built 1.5…

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Ancient Buddhist and Jain Rock-Cut Talaja Caves in Gujarat

Talaja Caves are a group of rock cut caves  at Talaja in  Bhavnagar district, Gujarat state.  Out of the total of 30 caves, around 15-20 are for storing water. These caves are cut out of isolated conical rocks. The lone Buddhist cave with  some ornamentation is known as Ebhal Mandapa. Out of the total of…

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Pilibhit Tiger Reserve

Pilibhit Tiger Reserve lies along the India-Nepal border in Uttar Pradesh state, India.  It is spread over three districts; Pilibhit district, Lakhimpur Kheri District and Bahraich District.  It is one among the 50  Project Tiger reserves in India. Tiger Reserve at Pilibhit This tiger reserve was declared as a tiger reserve in September 2008 ….

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India’s Lone Biodiversity Museum at Thiruvananthapuram

India’s first and only Biodiversity Museum is situated at Vallakadavu near Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of the state of Kerala. It is under the Kerala State Biodiversity Board. Main building of Biodiversity Museum at Thiruvananthapuram – Image Source – keralabiodiversity.org Biodiversity Museum at Kerala has many galleries with pictures. It gives an overview of the Biodiversity…

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