Nadu Wildlife travel information
The topography of
Tamil Nadu is delightfully varied and diverse. Of the 1,30,058 sq-kms
land area, 17.6% is covered with forest area. These spread over the plains
and on mountain slopes. Dry lands are bestowed with dry-deciduous forests,
thorn forests, scrubs and mangroves. The Western Ghats and a few cooler
regions are endowed with moist deciduous, wet evergreen forests and grasslands.
There are 5 national parks and 17 wildlife sanctuaries in Tamil Nadu.
The famous wildlife sanctuaries are the Anamalai (Indira Gandhi) Wildlife
Sanctuary, Calimere Wildlife Sanctuary, Kalakadu Wildlife Sanctuary, Mundanthurai
Tiger Sanctuary, Kunthakulam Bird Sanctuary, Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary
and National Park, Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary and The Viralimalai Sanctuary.
The Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park and the Guindy National Park are
the most visited national parks in the state. Anna Zoological Park in
Chennai is one of the latest and modern zoos of India. The Snake Park
and the Crocodile Bank also located in Chennai are known for their collection
In the below mentioned
table we have listed some of them, so for more information, click on the
National Parks in Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu in Details