Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary:
literally means the 'land of swamps'. The Wynad Wildlife Sanctuary in the southern
Indian state of Kerala is a must for tourists looking forward to experience a
bit of wilderness during their travel in Kerala.The
sanctuary is an extension of the Bandipur National Park in Kerala at its southern
border. The region, which is a part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, was notified
in the year 1973 as a Wildlife Sanctuary. The management of the park laid emphasis
on creating scientific conservation methods that are complementary to the traditional
lifestyle of the tribals residing in the region. These forests are also said to
be amongst the most extensively forested belts in the Indian Peninsula.
one can find freely roaming elephants and tigers. A part of the Wynad Plateau,
this wildlife park in Kerala is famous for its tigers and leopards along with
the other wildlife that one can find during holidays in Wynad.
bear, tiger, panther ,spotted deer,king cobra,sambar, barking deer, wild boar,
langur and macaque.