Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary in India


Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary
Typewild

OwnerKerala Forest Department
Founded1983
Place Thiruvananthapuram
District Thiruvananthapuram district
StateKerala
Country India

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Description

Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary, in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India , was founded in 1983.


Comments / picturesThe 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.

References for records about Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). 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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