Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary
Brahmagiri Wild Life Sanctuary, Western Ghats, Kodagu, Coorg, Brahmagiri peak, Nagarahole National Park, Kerala State, Hunsur, Mysore, Mangalore
Brahmagiri Wild Life Sanctuary, Western Ghats, Kodagu, Coorg, Brahmagiri peak, Nagarahole National Park, Kerala State, Hunsur, Mysore, Mangalore
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Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary


Brahmagiri Wild Life Sanctuary, part of Western Ghats is located in Kodagu (Coorg) district. Brahmagiri Wild Life Sanctuary has evergreen and semi green forests as well as shola grassland habitat. The sanctuary is named after Brahmagiri peak here whose height varies from 65 to 1607 m. Brahmagiri was declared as sanctuary on 5th June 1974
The eastern tip of the Brahmagiri Wild Life Sanctuary almost touches the north western edge of the Nagarahole National Park; a thin stretch of coffee plantation is between these two. The southern boundary connects Kerala State.

Brahmagiri Wild Life Sanctuary is spread about 181.80 sq. km. The area has mainly evergreen and semi-green forest, and in the higher altitudes, there are grasslands with shola forest patches.

Animals found at Brahmagiri Wild Life Sanctuary include Tiger, Leopard, Leopard cat, Gaur, Elephant, Jungle cat, Wild Pig, Wild dog, sloth bear, Sambar, Spotted deer, Lion-tailed Macaque, Nilgiri langur, Slender loris, Bonnet macaque, common langur, Barking Deer, Mouse Deer, Malabar Giant Squirrel, Giant flying squirrel, Nilgiri marten, Common otter, Brown Mongoose, Civets, Porcupine and Pangolin.

Cobra, King Cobra and Python are some of the snakes found in the Brahmagiri Wild Life Sanctuary.

Brahmagiri Wild Life Sanctuary houses birds like emerald dove, black bulbul and Malabar trogon.

Nature camps are also possible in the region.

Best time to visit Brahmagiri Wild Life Sanctuary is between October and May.


Contact:

Deputy Conservator of Forests
Wildlife Division
Hunsur - 571 105
Mysore district


How to get there:

Nearest Airport: Mangalore

Nearest Railhead: Mysore

Road: Brahmagiri Wild Life Sanctuary is well connected by roads.




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