Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary

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Recently the annual faunal survey was held in the Shendurney wildlife sanctuary.

About Shendurney wildlife sanctuary.

  • Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected area located in the Western Ghats of India, in the Kollam district of Kerala.
  • This Sanctuary derives its name from Chenkurinji (Gluta travancorica), a species endemic to this region.
  • It comes under the control of Agasthyamalai Biosphere Reserve.
  • Flora: Tropical evergreen and semi-evergreen forests cover a major area of the sanctuary.
  • Fauna: Includes tigers, gaurs, elephants, sambar deers, sloth bears, Malabar Raven, Malabar banded swallowtail, Red-disc Bushbrown, etc


Q1) Which are the sanctuaries located in the  Agasthyamalai Biosphere Reserve?

Agasthyamalai Biosphere Reserve includes three wildlife sanctuaries namely Shendurney, Peppara and Neyyar. 

Source: Shendurney’s faunal diversity on the rise