South Western Ghats moist deciduous forests Current Affairs, GK & News
Tamil yeoman (Cirrochroa thais) has been officially declared as state butterfly of Tamil Nadu. These butterflies are also known as Tamil Maravan (which means warrior) and are endemic to Western Ghats. The tawny-coloured creature with a dark brown outer ring is among the 32 butterfly species found in Western Ghats. Hence, Tamil Nadu has become ..
Topics: Cirrochroa • Cirrochroa thais • Geography of Coimbatore • Geography of India • India • Nilgiri • Nilgiri tahr • South Western Ghats moist deciduous forests • South Western Ghats montane rain forests • States and union territories of India • Tamil Nadu • Vagrantini • Western Ghats
For the first time, researchers have recently sighted nests of the grizzled giant squirrel (Ratufa macroura) at Pakkamalai Reserve Forests near Gingee (Tamil Nadu) in the Eastern Ghats. It is an endangered species listed under Schedule I of the Wildlife Protection Act of 1972. The grizzled giant squirrel is usually known to nest in the ..
Topics: Anamalai Tiger Reserve • Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary • Geography of Coimbatore • Geography of India • grizzled giant squirrel • India • Mammals of Asia • Oriental giant squirrel • Ratufa • South Western Ghats moist deciduous forests • South Western Ghats montane rain forests • States and union territories of India