Periyar National Park
About Periyar National Park
Periyar National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary (PNP) is a safe area in the regions of Idukki and Pathanamthitta in Kerala state, south India. It is unmistakable for an elephant extra and a tiger save.
The comfortable district shields a region of 925 sq km (357 sq mi). 350 sq km (140 sq mi) of the central locale was affirmed as the Periyar National Park in 1982.
The structure of the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary basically incorporates the western ghat crests in diverse structures and degrees.
These thickly forested crests are vanquished through sea-going structures, huge prairies, and considerably denser forest degrees.
The thickly lush dells are flourishing in wild vegetation and creature life. More than the conduit Periyar, the recreation center and central waterway situated amidst the recreation center is splashed by two extra channels, the Azhutha and the Mullayar.
About 75% of the aggregate secure zone is encased of common undying or semi-evergreen hail forest. There typically high sultry tree is gotten a handle on. They get a handle on a tallness of 40 to 50 Meters.
Hardly 13% involves damp greenery forest, 7% of Eucalyptus developed the range and 1.5% of parkland. The rest (around 3.5%) of the imperiled zone is roofed by the Periyari Mitation Lake and the Periyar Waterway and Pamba conduits.
The quantity of elephant speaks the truth 900 to 1000. Extra creatures found here contain gaur, mongoose, Bison, yapping deer, mouse deer, Dholes (Indian wild canines), sambar (horse deer), foxes and panthers.
The indefinable Nilgiri tahr additionally staying the recreation center; however, scarcely seen.
Four sorts of monkeys are found at Periyar – the inconsistent lion-tailed macaque, the Nilgiri Langur, the normal langur, and the Cap Macaque.
320 different sorts of birdies have been totaled in Periyar.
The birdie life contains darters, cormorants, kingfishers, the over the top Malabar Multicoloured Hornbill and racket-tailed Drongos.