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Mudumalai National Park , Tamil Nadu

Mudumalai National Park , Tamil Nadu
Mudumalai National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary is stuated in In the foothills of the Nilgiris in Tamil Nadu. Madumalai National park considered as the one among the largest tiger reserve of India. The topography of this Sanctuary is exceptionally varied with hills, valleys, ravines, watercourses and swamps.
Leopard, wild dog, hyena, jackal, sloth bear, elephants, gaur, sambar, spotted deer, Indian muntjac, mouse deer, wild boar, rodent, Langur, bonnet macaque, tiger and Malabar giant squirrels are part of the rich wildlife in Mudumalai National park. Thirteen percent of all mammal species in India are there in Mudumalai wildlife sanctuary. Mudumalai National Park is adjustment with Karnataka's Bandipur and Nagarhole and Kerala's Wayanad so these areas formed an unbroken chain of protected areas comprising an important wildlife sanctuary. The best time to visit the reserve is from February to June.

Madumalai National park is famed with its rich heritage of Flora include several species of wild relatives of cultivated plants including wild rice, wild ginger, turmeric, Cinnamon, Solanum, Guava, mango and pepper that act as a reserve gene pool for the cultivated plants. The reserve's reception centre, and some government-run accommodation, is at Theppakadu, on the main road between Ooty and Mysore. The closest village to Theppakadu is Masinagudi, 7km east. Moyar River, Moyar River Gorge, Elephant Feeding Camp, Madumalai Museum,Kallatty falls and Pykara Lake are the major nearby attractions in Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary.

Mudumalai is reachable via the NH – 67 which is 100 km from Mysore, 39 kms from Ooty .The Nearest railway station to arrive at Madumalai is Udagamadalam station in the Nilgiri Mountain Railway service, which is nearly 64 km away.
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