16 frog species, 3 snake species spotted in Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary for first time
Q. Which Wildlife sanctuary carried out the first of its kind reptile amphibian surgery in India?- Published on 11 Aug 16
16 frog species and 3 snake species were spotted in Chinnar Wildlife Sanitary during the first phase of the reptile amphibian survey carried out from August 5-8
- Survey conducted in Idukki under Mummer Wildlife Warden was carried out 24/7 on 11 differing habitats including rain shadow areas, high altitude grasslands and thorny shrubberies
- 31 species of amphibians and 29 reptiles were spotted during the survey including ghat tree go, Gunther’s vine snake and Anamali gecko.
- Due to its varying climatic conditions, the sanctuary reportedly has one of the richest biodiversities in Kerala