Wild life India

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Parambikulam Wild Life, Palakkad, Kerala  - A Must  visit Hot Tourist Spot in South India

 

Parambikulam Wild Life, Palakkad, Kerala, India

Parambikulam Tiger Reserve, located in Palakkad District, Kerala is the most protected ecological piece of Anamalai sub unit of Western Ghats, surrounded on all sides by protected areas and sanctuaries of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, the sanctuary is endowed with a peninsular
flora and fauna which are excellently conserved due to total protection and minimal human interferences.

Western Ghats is one of the world’s 34 bio diversity hotspots.

Safe Corridors for Tigers in Ranthambore National Park

Government has approved the proposal of establishing corridors for connecting all the wild life sanctuaries and forest reserve of Rajasthan including Ram Sagar, Van Vihar, Kesarbagh,

Wildest India: A Series on India's Wilderness

Discovery Channel, the leading broad casters of documentaries will soon be airing a 5 part series exclusively for India's wilderness.

Help-line for Reporting Wild life Crime : 18004255364

It's a welcoming initiative by forest department to stop deforestation, smuggling and protecting animal. Department has started a help line where you can report anything which you see as a wild life crime. You can call on toll free 18004255364 for reporting such cases. However so far the cell is receiving less than 25 calls in a week but department is expecting that the number will rise in near future. In recent years there had been innumerous incident of violating Wild life protecting Act.

Rise in tiger count as per latest census

The welcome increase in the number of tigers in India as seen in the latest census released on Monday could be also due to new areas being included in the survey, wildlife experts feel. The census, released at the International Tiger conference Monday, said that 1,706 tigers are in the forests across the country, about 295 more than four years ago.



Noted tiger conservationist Valmik Thapar maintains the population of tigers has gone up only by 132, and not 295 as indicated, as new new areas have been included like the Sundarbans and Maoist-affected areas.