Tufted Grey Langurs in Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Western Ghats, Kerala, India

The Tufted Gray Langur are generally shy and are known by several names - Madras Gray Langur as well as Coromandel Sacred Langur and are found in Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary in Kerala, India.

Like other gray langurs they mostly feed on leaves and are also known to feed on fleshy fruits and seeds.

Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Western Ghat, Kerala is recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary located about 109 km from Coimbatore in Kerala, India - is a Natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. How to reach Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary?

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Grizzled Giant Squirrel in Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Western Ghats, Kerala, India

The grizzled giant squirrel is seemingly a large tree squirrel found in the hill forests of Kerala and also found in Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary. It is listed as near threatened species.

The grizzled giant squirrel enjoys eating not only fruits, nuts, insects, bird eggs but also the bark of some trees.

Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Western Ghat, Kerala is recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary located about 109 km from Coimbatore in Kerala, India - is a Natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. How to reach Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary?

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Owl in Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Western Ghats, Kerala, India

Whilst the world may have more than 200 Owl species India has more than 30+ species literally found in every kind of habitat.

Owls can swoop through the air without making a sound, being birds of prey feed on insects, small birds, reptiles, mammals and fish.

Apart from the Owl you can find about 200+ bird species including yellow-throated bulbul at Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary.

Animals that you can find at the Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary include Bengal Tiger, Indian Leopard, Bonnet Macaque, Nilgiri Tahr, Grizzled giant squirrel...

The Chinnar and Pambar rivers are the major perennial water resources in the sanctuary and are home to many fish and amphibian species;

Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Western Ghat, Kerala is recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary located about 109 km from Coimbatore in Kerala, India - is a Natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. How to reach Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary?

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Kingfisher in Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Western Ghats, Kerala, India

The blue-eared kingfisher found in Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary is usually found in dense shaded forests areas hunting in small streams.

Perched on overhanging branches it dives to its prey that includes crustaceans, dragonfly larvae and fish. It also is known to feed on grasshoppers and mantids.

Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Western Ghat, Kerala is recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary located about 109 km from Coimbatore in Kerala, India - is a Natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. How to reach Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary?

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How to reach Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Kerala, India?

Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary is World Heritage Site, recognized by UNESCO.

Which is the nearest airport to Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary
The nearest airport is Coimbatore International Airport which is at distance of about 118 km from Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary.

You could opt to fly in via Kochi International Airport which is at distance of about 154 km from Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary.

How to reach Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary by train?
The nearest railway station is Pollachi Junction Railway Station at a distance of about 66 km from Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary. And Aluva Railway Station is at a distance of about 154 km from Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary.

Best time to visit Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary is between the cooler months starting from November to February.

Places to visit near Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary
Distance between Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary and Eravikulam National Park is only about 42 km.
Distance between Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary and Munnar is only about 49 km.
Distance between Eravikulam National Park and Munnar is only about 8 km.

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