TNFOREST :: Tamil Nadu Forest Department

Grizzled Giant Squirrel Sanctuary

Grizzled Giant Squirrel Sanctuary
Location

Virudhunagar

Area

48520 ha.

Forest Type Mainly dry deciduous with patches of tropical evergreen forests, Semi-evergreen forests, moist mixed deciduous forests and grassland.
Animal Found

Grizzled giant squirrel, flying squirrel, tree shrew, elephant, lion-tailed macaque, nilgiri tahr, mouse deer, barking deer, many species of birds.

Annul Rainfall 849.1 mm
Nearest airport
Madurai – 100 kms.
Nearest Railway station
Srivilliputhur – 15 kms.
Best season
Throughout the year

Accommodation

Forest Rest House at Mudungiar, Pudupatti, Mudaliaroothu, P.W.D. Rest Houses at Srivilliputhur.

For greater details Wildlife Warden, Grizzled Squirrel Wildlife Sanctuary, Opp.Aavin Milk, Madurai Road, Pillaiyarnatham Post, Srivilliputhur - 620125 dmusrpwl@gmail.com, wildlifesvpr@gmail.com,
Tel.No. 04563-260565