Saturday, December 8, 2007

TDY - 033 - Sambar Deers, Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

Stock Image No: TDY 033
Sambar Deers, Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Thekkady.

In the waters of the protected area 38 different fish types live, of which four are endemic to the Western Ghats. In artificial lake there are two introduced species : the tilapia originally from Africa and the carps introduced from Europe. There is a remarkable variety of butterflies and there are about 160 different kinds in total. Some are dangerous enough to
make a human seriously ill.

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