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Aralam Wild life Sanctuary

The tranquil Aralam Wildlife sanctuary spread over 55 square kilometres on the slopes of the Western Ghats is situated 60kms from Kannur and 35kms from Thalassery. The sanctuary is located in Muzhakkunnu panchayath that comes under the Wayanad Division. Established in 1984, it is home to numerous species of birds and animals. Leopards, jungle cats, various type of squirrels and deer, elephants, boar and bison are some of the animals seen here. Around 160 species of birds, even some species considered extinct, have been found here. The main forest type in this area is Tropical Ever-Green and the Tropical Semi Ever-Green. The flora here includes Calophyllum Elatum, Cullenia rosayroona, Magnifera indica, Toona cillata, Myristica Species, Euphorbia Longana, Cinnamomum Zeylanicum, Hopea parviflora, Largestroemia lanceolata, Mallotus etc. The best time to visit the park is from October to June.

Contact Address: 
The Assistant Wildlife Warden, 
Iritty, Kannur Dist. Pin Code: 670 673 

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