Parambikulam- Wildlife Photography
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  • India is one of the most picturesque destinations considering the variety in biodiversity and fauna in the country.
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India is one of the most picturesque destinations considering the variety in biodiversity and fauna in the country.
The Parambikulum Tiger Reserve which also consists of Parambikulum Wildlife Sanctuary is a testimony to this fact. Located in the Indian state of Kerala it is the southern most piece of  wilderness in the country. This 643 sq km of vast stretch along with the Western Ghats and Anamalai Sub-Cluster is under consideration by UNESCO World Heritage Committee for selection as a World Heritage Site.
Dominated by teak, neem, sandalwood and rosewood this dense evergreen forest is home to a spectrum of other trees, shrubs and creepers. The reserve is home to a 450 years old teak tree that has a girth of 6.8 meters and a height of 49.5 meters.
The fauna is the reserve consists of the exotic lion-tailed macaque, Nilgiri Thar, Nilgiri langurs, Nilgiri Martens and the commonly found Leopard, Wild Boar, Sambar, Sloth Bear, Elephants in addition to the Royal Bengal Tiger. The rarities in the reptilian variety include the King Cobra, Kerala Shieldtail, Cochin Cane Turtle and the Western Ghats flying lizard. Apart from this 47 species of fish and 268 species of bird and host of butterflies and amphibians complete the long list of fauna in the reserve. This place`s beauty could only be believed after one witnesses it. So join us for this trip of a lifetime!!