Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park

Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park is protected forests which are part of ‘Anamalai’, spread across Pollachi,Udumalpet, Valparai Taluks of Tirupur and Coimbatore Districts of Tamilnadu state in India. It is named after the former prime minister of India, Late Indira Gandhi, who visited the park in 1961. Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National…

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Silent Valley National Park

Silent Valley National Park is spread across Palakkad, Malappuram Districts of Kerala State & Nilagiris District of Tamilnadu, in India. It’s a tropical moist evergreen forest. Lion-tailed Macaque, endemic to the Western Ghats. Silent Valley is the home to the largest population of Lion-tailed Macaque, an endangered Primitive species. Public outcry over their habitat led…

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Mudumalai National Park

Forest elephant at Mudumalai National Park (Photo credit: Wikipedia) On the northwestern side of the Nilgriri hills in Nilgiri district of Tamilnadu, India, lies the Mudumalai National Park. It was declared as a Tiger Reserve in 2007 by Government of Tamilnadu after giving 1 million Indian Rupees as compensation to 350 families who lived there in the core area of…

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Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary

Vedanthangal Lake Bird Sanctuary – View from one of the viewing galleries (a watch tower). Chennai Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary is located on the outskirts of Chennai. Lacks of birds visit the┬áSanctuary every year and it is a pleasure watching these birds. It is one of the best and oldest bird sanctuaries in India. It is…

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