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Anamalai Wildlife Sanctuary

 
Location : 90-Km From Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Coverage area : 958 Sq.Kms.
Main attractions : Porcupine, Elephant
Best time to visit : January to February and June
Accommodation : 
Arrival information : 
-- By rail : From Pollachi, there are trains to Coimbatore and Dindigul 
-- By air : Peelamedu airport is 10-km from Coimbatore city
-- By road : 
Nearby excursions : 
Nearby cities : Coimbatore 


Anamalai wildlife sanctuary is about 90-kms from Coimbatore and is situated at an altitude of 1,400 meters in the Western Ghats near Pollachi. The area of the sanctuary is 958-sq-kms. An ecological paradise, this sanctuary encompasses a National Park. It has just recently been renamed as Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary. 

Fauna :
It has various kinds of fauna like Elephant, Gaur, Tiger, Panther, Sloth Bear, Deer, Wild Bear, Wild Dog, Porcupine, Flying Squirrel, Jackal, Pangolin, Civet Cat and birds like Rocket-tailed Drongo, Red Whiskered Bulbul, Tree Pie, Black Headed Oriole, Spotted Dove, Pigeon, etc. The Amaravati reservoir in the Anamalai has large number of crocodiles
 
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