Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary
Chinnar wildlife sanctuary is one of the protected areas located at the Idukki district of Kerala. It is the habitat for wide ranges of flora and fauna. The sanctuary established in 1984 covers an area of 90sqkm. It is located in the rain shadow region of Western Ghats thereby receives lesser rainfall. The dense vegetation and beautiful rocks gives an aesthetic look to the place. The area is covered with dry deciduous forest, wet grasslands, thorny scrub forests and shoals.