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1. Posted by Gavness (Budding Member 4 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Hi guys,

We are hoping someone will be able to help us out.... We are currently in the south and thinking of going to Annamalai wildlife sanctuary (in Tamil Nadu also known as Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary). It is the biggest one in India but we are unsure of any (many) animal sightings at the current time and have also heard that the area is quite heavily industrialised so not sure if the park is just a tourist trap or if there is a real chance of seeing anything.

Any help is much appreciated!!!


[ Edit: Edited on 25-Apr-2010, at 04:56 by Gavness ]

2. Posted by laurengold (Budding Member 11 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Hi there,

I didn't go to this park but i did go to Periyar National Park in Kerala, it was horrendous don't go there!! No animals seen whatsoever, and the boat tour they used to do so you could see all the animals got shut down.

Good luck with Annamalai :)

3. Posted by traveler1 (Full Member 190 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Hey there

@first this is the best time to see wild animals (summer)

where in the south r u? would suggest any of the following

1. Kabini
2. Bandipur

good amout of wildlife here...including the tiger...tho' south parks the tiger is very elusive, however, the other elusive cat...leopards are seen a lot in the above 2 parks

this site would help

also a key to sigthings, you should at least take 4 trips into the jungle, the more you go the more u spot

hope the above helps.