Eravikulam National Park

Eravikulam National Park

Eravikulam National Park

  • Eravikulam National Park is located: Devikulam Taluk of Idukki District
  • Kannan Devan Hills is a part of: Eravikulam National Park  
  • The name Eravikulam denotes: Streams and pools
  • The area, which was managed as a Game Reserve by the Kannan Devan Hills Produce Company: Eravikulam National Park  
  • The responsibility for the management and protection of the area was vested with: High Range Game Preservation Association
  • The game association has redefined as: High Range Wildlife and Environmental Preservation Association
  • Association now joins hands with the Forest Department in managing the park.
  • Eravikulam National park was resumed by the Government of Kerala in 1971 under Kannan Devan Hill Produce Act 1971
  • Government of Kerala declared the area as Eravikulam-Rajamala Wildlife Sanctuary in: 1975
  • The highly endangered Nilgiri Tahr and its habitat is: Eravikulam National Park
  • Eravikulam was elevated to a National Park in: 1978
  • Area of Eravikulam National Park is: 97 Sq. Km.
  • The highest peak in Eravikulam National Park: Anamudi (2695 m)
  • The valley that splits the park roughly in half from northwest to southeast is: Turner’s valley
  • The first tea in the High Ranges in 1890 was planted by: Sharp
  • Eravikulam National Park is one of the six protected areas under: Munnar Wildlife Division
  • Eravikulam National Park is known for: Nilgiri Tahr (Nilgiritragus hylocrius) and Neelakurinji (Strobilanthus kunthianum)
  • Neelakurinji is a endemic shrub that flowers once in: 12 years
  • The Anamudi peak is the habitat of an unique frog species called: Raorchestes resplendens
  • The National Park is the catchment area of three rivers such as: Pambar, Periyar and Chalakkudy
  • Eravikulam National Park is the prime attraction in Munnar.
  • Tourist spot like Rajamala and the Lakkom waterfall are in: Eravikulam National Park
  • Largest viable population of Nilgiri Tahr in the world is in: Eravikulam National Park
  • The Muthuvan are the local tribes in: Eravikulam National Park

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