Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary in India


Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary
Typewild
OwnerKerala Forest Department
Founded1983
PlaceThiruvananthapuram
DistrictThiruvananthapuram district
StateKerala
CountryIndia
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Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary, in Thiruvananthapuram, in India, was founded in 1983.


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The Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary near Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. It consists of the catchment area of the Karamana river, which originates from Chemmunjimottai, the tallest hill within the sanctuary. The sanctuary is named after the Peppara dam, commissioned in 1983 to augment the drinking water supply to Thiruvananthapuram city and suburban areas.


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Koehl, Dan (2020). Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=3058. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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