Tamil Nadu Adds 18th Wildlife Sanctuary in the Reserve Forests of Erode District

John Pinto | 1 February 2024

Tamil Nadu government declares 80,114.80 hectares of reserve forests as Thanthai Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary . This stretch of protected forests links the Nilgiris Biosphere Reserve with Cauvery South Wildlife Sanctuary and has been notified as the 18th wildlife sanctuary in the State . The announcement was made in the 2023 State Budget .