Wayanad

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Bestowed with lush green forests and rich wildlife, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is the second largest wildlife sanctuary in Kerala with an area of 344 sq.km. Established in 1973 & brought under Project Elephant in 1991–92, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is home to quite a few unusual birds besides various species of mammals & reptiles. Bounded by a protected area network of Nagarhole and Bandipur of Karnataka in the northeast, and on the southeast by Mudumalai of Tamil Nadu, the sanctuary is now an integral part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve.

Highlights

Location: Wayanad, Kerala, India

Area: 344 sq.km

Type of Forest : Moist Deciduous Forest

Temperature:

Min = 8 °C

Max = 43 °C

When To Go: April to February

Nearest City: Calicut

Nearest Airport: Kozhikode

Nearest Railhead : Kozhikode

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