As per experts, there are around 104 varieties of ferns in the Eravikulam National Park. Among them, more than forty varieties have already been planted at the fern park.
During the closure, the park underwent maintenance work and new cafeterias and selfie points were established for visitors.
The Forest Department is planning to conduct a census of Nilgiri Tahrs in April after the procreation period ends.
The Eravikulam National Park is home to the largest concentration of Nilgiri tahrs.
The Eravikulam National Park was found to have the highest number of Nilgiri tahrs
Entry tickets will be available online only. They can be purchased from the official website.
As many 66 people are taking part in the survey following COVID-19 protocols and considering the pandemic situation
Travellers heading to Ooty can take a detour to Mukurthi, which is located nearby.
Experts have raised concern over the dip in the number of newborns as forest officers could only count less than 70 offspring this year.
The reopening of Eravikulam National Park will get delayed this year as the reproductive period of Nilgiri tahr needs to get over.