Mukurthi National Park

The park is characterised by montance grassland and shrublands. It is a home to endangered wildlife, including royal Bengal Tiger and Asian Elephant. Its main mammal attraction is the NilgiriTahr. It is the India's first International Biosphere Reserve. There are also leopard, sambar deer, barking deer, small Indain civet, shrew, soft furred rat.





There are also birds including threatened laughingthrush, whistling thrush, woodcock etc.., Predatory black-winged kite, kestrel etc., may see in the grasslands. This area is also home to the numerous flora. The main objective is to conserve the endangered shola grasslands ecosystem and its epedemic flora and fauna.