Kannan, a native of Kumily, has been working with the forest department for 18 years. Though he comes across wild elephant herds on most of the days, Kannan said that this was the first time he had been attacked.
Due to copious rains in Western Ghats region, rivers are flowing with its brim, including Kali river, one of the biggest rivers in Karnataka, and home to a large number of crocodiles.
The cub was suspected to have been abandoned by its mother, but officials spotted the tigress lurking around the Mangala Devi shrine in Periyar Tiger Reserve, nearly a week after it was rescued on November 21.
The thick forest at Kabini is a part of the Nagarhole national park. Extending to an area of 55 acres, the Kabini forest was once the favourite hunting ground of the maharajas of Mysore.
The new ESZ would comprise places villages in Wagamon, Upputhara, Ayyappan Kovil, Kanchiyar, Idukki, Arakulam.
The photograph of the leopardess and the male black panther, which appears as the formers' enigmatic shadow has gone viral on social media mesmerising millions.
The summer palace in Thekkady, which is known as 'Edapalayam' palace, was built circa 1927 when Sree Chithira Thirunal Balarama Varma, who was a minor, reigned under the regency of Sethu Lakhsmi Bayi.
Bandipur National Park is adjacent to Nagarhole and the Kabini serves as a boundary between them.
The entrance to this scintillating show of wildlife is at Angamoozhy. Gavi is about 100 kilometres away from the district headquarters.
Many restrictions have to be overcome if you wish to visit the wild beauty called Gavi which is a part of the Periyar Tiger Reserve.