"Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary - One of the famous wildlife sanctuaries of south India, Mudumalai in Tamilnadu treats you with its variety of flora and faunal species."

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Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary

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Where is Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary?

Located in Nilgiri Hills, the offshoot of the Western Ghats meet the Eastern Ghats. This 321 sq km wide sanctuary encompasses a National Park measuring an area of 103 sq kms. This sanctuary is located where the Niligiri Hills, the offshoot of the Western Ghats meet the Eastern Ghats.

About Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary

The Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary Tours has varied mixture of flat land, undulating parkland, open grassland, swamp, valleys and nullas. The Mayyar River in this region forms a series of spectacular cascades on its way 65 kms away from Udhagamandalam - Mysore highway; this sanctuary could be reached from Mysore as well. This 321 sq kms wide sanctuary encompasses a National Park measuring are of 103 sq kms. The vegetation is varied. The hilly terrain of the Western Ghats, clothed in dense mixed and moist deciduous forests, make Mudumalai (the ancient hills) a most attractive Wildlife Reserve. The Mysore-Ooty highway runs through the Park, following the course of the Mayyar River, which separates Mudumalai from Bandipur.

Animals in Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary

The fauna includes Elephant, Gaur, Bonnet, Macaque, Common langur, Tigers and Leopards, Chital, Dhole Panther, Sloth Bear, Python, Barking deer, Four-Hourned- Antelope, Otter, Crocodiles (mugger), giant flying squirrel, Sambhar, Hyena, Wild Dog, Wild Boar, Mouse Deer, Spotted Deer, Jackal, Hare, Porcupine and Mangoose.

Birds in Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary

The Birds listed in this sanctuary and Wildlife Safari are peacock-our national bird, grey jungle fowl, Malabar whistling thrush, large racket-tailed dronge, the shama, the magpie-robin, spotted babbler, small green barbet, green pigeons, little brown dove, Malabar grey hornbill, bulbuls, mynahs etc.

Among birds of prey, eagles, hawks, buzzards, harriers, falcons and king vulture are predominant, birdies some migratory water birds.

More Wildlife Sanctuaries of Tamilnadu:

Crocodile Bank
Point Calimere Bird Sanctuary
Mukkurthi National Park
Guindy National Park
Vedanthangal Water Birds Sanctuary
Kunthakulam Bird Sanctuary
Indiara Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary
Kalakkadu Wildlife Sanctuary