of the Vindhyas, the southern states of Andhra Pradesh,
Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala are all noted for
their fine wildlife sanctuaries.
forests in South India survive mainly along the Western
Ghats - a range of fairly high hills that run parallel
to the west coast.
cluster of protected areas that lie adjacent to one
another in the states of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and
Kerala, form a large conservation area in the Western
Ghats - the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve.
Andhra Pradesh, located in the arid interior of the
ancient Deccan Plateau, are pockets of dry deciduous
The largest Tiger Reserve in the country is to be found
Wildlife Sanctuaries & National Park:
Nagarjunasagar- Srisailam Sanctuary
& Nagarhole National Park