Eravikulam National Park reopens after fawning season
Nilgiri Tahr
MUNNAR, March 25. The Eravikulam National Park, Munnar, reopened for visitors today.

The Park was closed in view of the breeding season of Nilgiri Tahr (Nilgiritragus hylocrius), a protected species, in the National Park.

The park has about 750 Tahrs which is the largest population of Tahrs in the World.

The breeding season has produced more than 50 kids, most of which are reported to have survived.

Visitors will be allowed into the tourist zone of the Park at Rajamala for a fee. Tahrs are often seen in this area. Online booking are available through the official Website of the Park.

Picture: Nilgiri Tahr. Picture on the right shows Book on kurinji by Roy Mathew against the backdrop of Eravikulam National Park. The book (60 pages, hardcover with exclusive photos) is available for sale at the Park and also at Munnar.


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