The new butterfly park at Anamalai Tiger Reserve:


  • The new butterfly park at Anamalai Tiger Reserve emphasises the need to conserve indigenous species.

Anamalai Tiger Reserve:

  • It was earlier known as Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park and as Anamalai Wildlife Sanctuary.
  • It is located in Tamilnadu.
  • It is one of the four Tiger Reserves in Tamil Nadu. It forms part of the Southern Western Ghats.
  • It forms part of the Anamalai Parambikulam Elephant Reserve declared in 2003.
  • It is surrounded by Parambikulam Tiger Reserve on the East, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary and Eravikulam National Park on the South Western side (all belong to Kerala).

Other protected areas in Tamilnadu:

  • Mudumalai Tiger Reserve.
  • Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve.
  • Mukurthi National Park.
  • Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park.

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