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The Biligirirangana Hills, commonly called BR Hills, is a hill range situated in south-eastern Karnataka, at its border with Tamil Nadu (Erode District) in South India. [1]

58 relations: Arboreal locomotion, Asian elephant, Bangalore, Bengal tiger, Biogeography, Bovinae, Brown fish owl, Chamarajanagar, Chamarajanagar district, Chital, Deciduous, Dhole, Eastern Ghats, Erode district, Evergreen, Family, Feces, Four-horned antelope, French Institute of Pondicherry, Gaur, Genetic testing, Grassland, Indian giant flying squirrel, Kannada, Karnataka, Kollegal, Leopard, Male Mahadeshwara Hills, Mammal, Microhyla sholigari, Muntjac, Mysore, National Tiger Conservation Authority, Nilgiri mountains, Peninsula, Primate, Project Tiger, Protected area, Quarry, Riparian zone, Sambar deer, Sathyamangalam Wildlife Sanctuary, Shola, Shrubland, Sloth bear, South Deccan Plateau dry deciduous forests, South India, Species, Squirrel, Tamil Nadu, ..., Tehsil, Tropical and subtropical dry broadleaf forests, Veerappan, Western Ghats, White-naped tit, Wildlife corridor, Wildlife Protection Act, 1972, Yelandur. Expand index (8 more) »

Arboreal locomotion

Arboreal locomotion is the locomotion of animals in trees.

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Asian elephant

The Asian elephant, or Asiatic elephant (Elephas maximus), is the only living species of the genus Elephas and is distributed in Southeast Asia, from India and Nepal in the west to Borneo in the south.

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Bangalore

Bangalore, officially known as Bengaluru, is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka.

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Bengal tiger

The Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) is the most numerous tiger subspecies in Asia, and was estimated at fewer than 2,500 individuals by 2011.

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Biogeography

Biogeography is the study of the distribution of species and ecosystems in geographic space and through geological time.

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Bovinae

The biological subfamily Bovinae includes a diverse group of 10 genera of medium to large-sized ungulates, including domestic cattle, bison, African buffalo, the water buffalo, the yak, and the four-horned and spiral-horned antelopes.

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Brown fish owl

The brown fish owl (Ketupa zeylonensis) is a species of owl that is part of the family known as typical owls, Strigidae, which contains most living owls.

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Chamarajanagar

Chamarajanagar is a town in the southern part of Karnataka, India.

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Chamarajanagar district

Chamarajanagar is the southernmost district in the state of Karnataka, India.

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Chital

The chital or cheetal (Axis axis), also known as spotted deer or axis deer, is a species of deer that is native in the Indian subcontinent.

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Deciduous

In the fields of horticulture and botany, the term deciduous (/dɪˈsɪdʒuəs/) means "falling off at maturity" and "tending to fall off", in reference to trees and shrubs that seasonally shed leaves, usually in the autumn; to the shedding of petals, after flowering; and to the shedding of ripe fruit.

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Dhole

The dhole (Cuon alpinus) is a canid native to Central, South and Southeast Asia.

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Eastern Ghats

The Eastern Ghats are a discontinuous range of mountains along India's eastern coast.

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Erode district

Erode District (previously known as Periyar District) is a district in the Kongu Nadu region (western part) of the state of Tamil Nadu, India.

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Evergreen

In botany, an evergreen is a plant that has leaves throughout the year, always green.

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Family

Every person has his/her own family.mother reproduces with husband for children.In the context of human society, a family (from familia) is a group of people related either by consanguinity (by recognized birth), affinity (by marriage or other relationship), or co-residence (as implied by the etymology of the English word "family" from Latin familia 'family servants, domestics collectively, the servants in a household,' thus also 'members of a household, the estate, property; the household, including relatives and servants,' abstract noun formed from famulus 'servant, slave ') or some combination of these.

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Feces

Feces (or faeces) are the solid or semisolid remains of the food that could not be digested in the small intestine.

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Four-horned antelope

The four-horned antelope (Tetracerus quadricornis), or chousingha, is a small antelope found in India and Nepal.

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French Institute of Pondicherry

The French Institute of Pondicherry (Institut français de Pondichéry) UMIFRE 21 CNRS-MAEE is a French financially autonomous institution in Puducherry, India, under the joint supervision of the French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs (MAEE) and the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS).

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Gaur

The gaur (Bos gaurus), also called the Indian bison, is the largest extant bovine.

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Genetic testing

Genetic testing, also known as DNA testing, allows the determination of bloodlines and the genetic diagnosis of vulnerabilities to inherited diseases.

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Grassland

Grasslands are areas where the vegetation is dominated by grasses (Poaceae); however, sedge (Cyperaceae) and rush (Juncaceae) families can also be found along with variable proportions of legumes, like clover, and other herbs.

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Indian giant flying squirrel

The Indian giant flying squirrel (Petaurista philippensis), also called the large brown flying squirrel or the common giant flying squirrel, is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family.

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Kannada

Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ) is a Dravidian language spoken predominantly by Kannada people in India, mainly in the state of Karnataka, and by significant linguistic minorities in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Kerala, Goa and abroad.

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Karnataka

Karnataka also known Kannada Nadu is a state in the south western region of India.

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Kollegal

Kollegala is one of the major taluks in the Chamrajnagar District of Karnataka State in the south of India.

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Leopard

The leopard (Panthera pardus) is one of the five species in the genus Panthera, a member of the Felidae.

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Male Mahadeshwara Hills

Male Mahadeshwara Betta is a pilgrim town located in the Hanur taluk of Chamarajanagara district of southern Karnataka.

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Mammal

Mammals are the vertebrates within the class Mammalia (from Latin mamma "breast"), a clade of endothermic amniotes distinguished from reptiles (including birds) by the possession of a neocortex (a region of the brain), hair, three middle ear bones, and mammary glands.

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Microhyla sholigari

Microhyla sholigari is a species of microhylid frog endemic to the Western Ghats in southern India.

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Muntjac

Muntjacs, also known as barking deer and Mastreani deer, are small deer of the genus Muntiacus.

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Mysore

Mysore, officially Mysuru, is the third most populous city in the state of Karnataka, India.

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National Tiger Conservation Authority

The National Tiger Conservation Authority(NTCA) was established in December 2005 following a recommendation of the Tiger Task Force, constituted by the Prime Minister of India for reorganised management of Project Tiger and the many Tiger Reserves in India.

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Nilgiri mountains

The Nilgiri Mountains (Tamil: நீலகிரி;Neelagiri, literally blue hills) form part of the Western Ghats in western Tamil Nadu of Southern India.

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Peninsula

A peninsula (paeninsula from paene "almost” and insula "island") is a piece of land surrounded by water on the majority of its border, while being connected to a mainland from which it extends.

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Primate

A primate is a mammal of the order Primates (Latin: "prime, first rank").

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Project Tiger

Project Tiger is a tiger conservation programme launched in 1973 by the Government of India during Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's tenure.

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Protected area

Protected areas or conservation areas are locations which receive protection because of their recognized natural, ecological or cultural values.

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Quarry

A quarry is a place from which dimension stone, rock, construction aggregate, riprap, sand, gravel, or slate has been excavated from the ground.

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Riparian zone

A riparian zone or riparian area is the interface between land and a river or stream.

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Sambar deer

The sambar (Rusa unicolor) is a large deer native to the Indian subcontinent, southern China, and Southeast Asia that is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List since 2008.

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Sathyamangalam Wildlife Sanctuary

Sathyamangalam Wildlife Sanctuary and Tiger Reserve is a protected area and tiger reserve along the Western Ghats in the Erode District of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

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Shola

Sholas are the local name for patches of stunted tropical montane forest found in valleys amid rolling grassland in the higher montane regions of South India.

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Shrubland

Shrubland, scrubland, scrub, brush, or bush is a plant community characterised by vegetation dominated by shrubs, often also including grasses, herbs, and geophytes.

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Sloth bear

The sloth bear (Melursus ursinus), also known as the labiated bear, is an insectivorous bear species native to the Indian subcontinent.

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South Deccan Plateau dry deciduous forests

The South Deccan Plateau dry deciduous forests is a dry broadleaf forest ecoregion of southern India.

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South India

South India is the area encompassing the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Telangana as well as the union territories of Lakshadweep, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Puducherry, occupying 19% of India's area.

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Species

In biology, a species is the basic unit of classification and a taxonomic rank, as well as a unit of biodiversity, but it has proven difficult to find a satisfactory definition.

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Squirrel

Squirrels are members of the family Sciuridae, a family that includes small or medium-size rodents.

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Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu (• tamiḻ nāḍu ? literally 'The Land of Tamils' or 'Tamil Country') is one of the 29 states of India.

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Tehsil

A tehsil (also known as a mandal, taluk, taluq or taluka) is an administrative division of some countries of South Asia.

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Tropical and subtropical dry broadleaf forests

The tropical and subtropical dry broadleaf forest biome, also known as tropical dry forest, monsoon forest, vine thicket, vine scrub and dry rainforest is located at tropical and subtropical latitudes.

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Veerappan

Koose Munisamy Veerappan (18 January 1952 – 18 October 2004), commonly known only as Veerappan, was a notorious Indian brigand and dacoit.

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Western Ghats

Western Ghats also known as Sahyadri (Benevolent Mountains) is a mountain range that runs parallel to the western coast of the Indian peninsula, located entirely in India.

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White-naped tit

The white-naped tit (Machlolophus nuchalis), sometimes called white-winged tit, is a passerine bird in the tit family Paridae.

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Wildlife corridor

A wildlife corridor, habitat corridor, or green corridor is an area of habitat connecting wildlife populations separated by human activities or structures (such as roads, development, or logging).

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Wildlife Protection Act, 1972

The Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 is an Act of the Parliament of India enacted for protection of plants and animal species.

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Yelandur

Yalandur is a small taluka town in Chamarajanagara district in the Indian state of Karnataka.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biligiriranga_Hills

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