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Shenduruny Wildlife Sanctuary

Shenduruny Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the important wildlife sanctuaries of Kerala located at a distance of 63 Km from Kollam. This was declared as Wildlife Sanctuary in the year 25-Aug-1984. The name Shenduruny was originated from an endemic species of tree called Chenkurunji (Gluta travancorica).

Shenduruny Wildlife SanctuaryThe Wildlife Sanctuary has very long history. The history of Shenduruny dates back to older than the Indus valley (4400 - 3700 BC). A big cave found on the northwestern part of the Shenduruny river has remains as a witness of the stone age culture that dates back to the Mesolithic period.

The Shenduruny Wildlife Sanctuary has spread over 100.32 Sq km. The Parappar dam has been built across the merger of two rivers Shenduruny as well as Kulathupuzha has resulted in the formation of the artificial lake of approximately 26 sq km.

The wildlife of Shenduruny Wildlife Sanctuary include Bonnet Macaque, Gaur, Sambar, Barking Deer, Macaque, Wild Boar, Indian Giant Squirrel, Three-Striped Palm Squirrel, Lion-Tailed Elephant, Mouse Deer, Tiger, Leopard, Nilgiri Langur and many more fauna.

Vegetation: Four different types of flora have been found in Shenduruny Wildlife Sanctuary.

1. The west coast tropical evergreen forest.
2. West coast tropical semi-evergreen forest.
3. Southern moist mixed deciduous forest and
4. The southern hilltop tropical evergreen forest.

Distance from Shenduruny Wildlife Sanctuary

Kollam: 63 Km
Thiruvananthapuram: 73 Km
Kovalam: 84 Km
Kuttanad: 102 Km
Kottayam: 110 Km
Kumarakom: 121 Km
Alappuzha: 122 Km
Kochi: 176 Km
Ernakulam: 183 Km
Idukki: 183 Km
Munnar: 237 Km
Thrissur: 250 Km
Kozhikode: 371 Km
Kasargod: 556 Km

How to get there:

Nearest Airport: Thiruvananthapuram International Airport (IATA: TRV, ICAO: VOTV).

Nearest Railway Station: The nearest railway station is Thenmala

Road: Shenduruny Wildlife Sanctuary is well connected by road network. The sanctuary can be reached 63 Km from Kollam on the Kollam - Shencotta Road, in Pathanapuram taluk of Kollam district.

For further details about the wildlife sanctuary, please contact:

The Chief Conservator of Forests (Wildlife),
Thiruvananthapuram - 695014
Telefax: +91-471-322217.


The Wildlife Warden
Shenduruny Wildlife Sanctuary
Thenmala Dam P.O.
Kollam district
Phone: +91-475-344600

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