Tuesday, November 13, 2007

TDY - 008 - Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Thekkady

Stock Image No: TDY 008
Boat landing at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.

Approximately 75% of the entire protected area are covered of unaffected evergreen or semi-evergreen rain forest. There typically tall tropical tree species such as Vateria indica, Cullenia exarillata, Hopea parviflora, Canarium strictum, Artocarpus hirsutus and Bischofia javanica are seen. They reach heights of 40 to 50 Metres.

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