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Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary

Location: 50 kms from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Coverage area: 53 sq. Kms
Main attraction: Gene Pool Sanctuary
Best time to visit: January to May
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Arrival information :
  -- By rail : Four daily buses run from Thiruvananthapuram to Ponmudi, via Vithura.
-- By air : The nearest airport is at Thiruvananthapuram, 50 kms.
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Peppara is accessible from Vithura on Thiruvananthapuram - Ponmudi road. It is spread over an area of 53 Sq. km. on the Western Ghats. 

Flora and Fauna :
This is dotted with large hills and numerous hillocks with forests and Eucalyptus plantations. This sanctuary with its rich fauna and birds is emerging as a big attraction to wildlife enthusiasts. 
The sanctuary is home to Elephants, Sambhar, Lion-tailed Macaques, Leopards, and assorted birds. Gaur, Barking Deer, Wild Boar, Tiger and the Nilgiri Langur are also among the main inhabitants of the park. 


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