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Top 5 Wildlife Sanctuaries in South India

A lot of people on this earth have a fascination for animals. While some are attracted towards domestic one, others prefer those who dwell in the rustic environs of the Indian jungles. Several wildlife prone areas in India have now been converted into protected areas for the conservation of endangered animal species and to put up a ban on the hunting habits of the people. A significant chunk of wildlife sanctuaries in India is occupied by the southern region making it a popular place for wildlife tours. So what are the names of famous animal sanctuaries in India ? Here they are.

Periyar Tiger Reserve

Established in 1985, Periyar National Park is a famous elephant and a tiger reserve in Kerala wherein a variety of animal species inhabit. Nestled amidst the Cardamom Hills and Pandalam Hills in the Western Ghats, the wildlife sanctuary boasts of 62 mammal species, 320 bird species, 45 reptiles and 165 butterflies. One of the most enchanting aspects of this wildlife sanctuary is Periyar Lake where tourists can enjoy bird watching via boat ride.

Bandipur National Park

Once the private hunting ground of the erstwhile maharaja of Mysore, Bandipur national park was converted into a tiger …