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Western Ghats

Index 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. [1]

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Amphibian

Amphibians are ectothermic, tetrapod vertebrates of the class Amphibia.

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Anaimalai Hills

The Anamala or Anaimalai Hills, also known as the Elephant Mountains, are the range of mountains that form the southern portion of the Western Ghats and span the border of Kerala and Tamil Nadu in Southern India.

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Anamalai Tiger Reserve

Anamalai Tiger Reserve, earlier known as Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park (IGWLS&NP) and previously as Anamalai Wildlife Sanctuary, is a protected area located in the Anaimalai Hills of Pollachi, Valparai and Udumalpet taluks of Coimbatore District and Tiruppur District, Tamil Nadu state, South India.

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Anamudi

Anamudi (ആനമുടി) is a mountain located in the Indian state of Kerala.

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Anamudi Shola National Park

Anamudi Shola National Park (Malayalam: ആനമുടി ഷോല ദേശീയ ഉദ്യാനം) is a protected area located along the Western Ghats in Idukki District, Kerala state, South India.

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Anorthosite

Anorthosite is a phaneritic, intrusive igneous rock characterized by its composition: mostly plagioclase feldspar (90–100%), with a minimal mafic component (0–10%).

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Arabian Sea

The Arabian Sea, also known as Sea of Oman, is a region of the northern Indian Ocean bounded on the north by Pakistan and Iran, on the west by the Gulf of Aden, Guardafui Channel and the Arabian Peninsula, and on the east by India.

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Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary

Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary is the northernmost wildlife sanctuary of Kerala, southwest India.

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Aralvaimozhi

Aralvaimozhi (or Aramboly) is a panchayat town in Kanniyakumari District in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.

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Aryankavu

Aryankavu is a village in Punalur, Kollam district, Kerala.

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Athirappilly Falls

Athirappilly Falls, is situated in Athirappilly Panchayat, Chalakudy Taluk, Thrissur District of Kerala, India on the Chalakudy River, which originates from the upper reaches of the Western Ghats at the entrance to the Sholayar ranges.It is the largest waterfall in Kerala, which stands tall at 80 feet.

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Bagridae

The Bagridae are a family of catfish that are native to Africa (Bagrus) and Asia (all other genera) from Japan to Borneo.

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Bandipur National Park

Bandipur National Park established in 1974 as a tiger reserve under Project Tiger, is a national park located in the south Indian state of Karnataka, which is the state with the highest tiger population in India.

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Basalt

Basalt is a common extrusive igneous (volcanic) rock formed from the rapid cooling of basaltic lava exposed at or very near the surface of a planet or moon.

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Bauxite

Bauxite is a sedimentary rock with a relatively high aluminium content.

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Bay of Bengal

The Bay of Bengal (Bengali: বঙ্গোপসাগর) is the northeastern part of the Indian Ocean, bounded on the west and north by India and Bangladesh, and on the east by Myanmar and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (India).

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Belgaum

Belgaum (also known as Belagavi, Belgavi and Venugrama or "bamboo village") is a city in the Indian state of Karnataka located in its northern part along the Western Ghats.

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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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Berijam Lake

Berijam Lake is a reservoir near Kodaikanal town in Dindigul district of Tamil Nadu, South India.

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Betadevario ramachandrani

Betadevario ramachandrani is a species of cyprinid fish that is found only in the upper Seetha River drainage in Karnataka, India.

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Bhadra River

The Bhadra River (Kannada: ಭದ್ರಾ ನದಿ) is a river in Karnataka state in southern India.

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Bharathappuzha

Bharathappuzha ("River of Bhārata"), also known as the River Nila, is a river in India in the state of Kerala.

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Bhavani River

Bhavani is a major river in Kongu Nadu region of Tamil Nadu, India.

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Bhima River

The Bhima River is a major river in Western India and South India.

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Biligiriranga Hills

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.

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Biodiversity hotspot

A biodiversity hotspot is a biogeographic region with significant levels of biodiversity that is threatened with destruction.

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Biosphere reserves of India

The Indian government has established 18 Biosphere Reserves in India, (categories roughly corresponding to IUCN Category V Protected areas), which protect larger areas of natural habitat (than a National Park or Animal Sanctuary), and often include one or more National Parks or preserves, along with buffer zones that are open to some economic uses.

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BirdLife International

BirdLife International (formerly the International Council for Bird Preservation) is a global partnership of conservation organisations that strives to conserve birds, their habitats, and global biodiversity, working with people towards sustainability in the use of natural resources.

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Bivalvia

Bivalvia, in previous centuries referred to as the Lamellibranchiata and Pelecypoda, is a class of marine and freshwater molluscs that have laterally compressed bodies enclosed by a shell consisting of two hinged parts.

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Black-and-orange flycatcher

The black-and-orange flycatcher or black-and-rufous flycatcher (Ficedula nigrorufa) is a species of flycatcher endemic to the central and southern Western Ghats, the Nilgiris and Palni hill ranges in southern India.

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Black-chinned laughingthrush

The black-chinned laughingthrush or rufous-breasted laughingthrush has been split into the following species.

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Blue-winged parakeet

The blue-winged parakeet, also known as the Malabar parakeet (Psittacula columboides) is a species of parakeet endemic to the Western Ghats of southern India.

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Brackish water

Brackish water is water that has more salinity than fresh water, but not as much as seawater.

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Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary

Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary The Brahmagiri wildlife sanctuary is located in the Kodagu (Coorg) district, Karnataka state and is part of the Western Ghats.

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Broad-tailed grassbird

The broad-tailed grassbird (Schoenicola platyurus) is a species of Old World warbler in the Locustellidae family.

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Bufo

Bufo is a large genus of about 150 species of true toads in the amphibian family Bufonidae.

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Caecilians of the Western Ghats

The Western Ghats in India are home to several species of caecilians (Gymnophiona).

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Cardamom Hills

The Cardamom Hills or Yela Mala are mountain range of southern India and part of the southern Western Ghats located in southeast Kerala and southwest Tamil Nadu in South India.

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Carinotetraodon imitator

Carinotetraodon imitator, commonly known as dwarf Malabar puffer, is a species of pufferfish found in rivers in the Western Ghats of India.

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Cavefish

Cavefish or cave fish is a generic term for fresh and brackish water fish adapted to life in caves and other underground habitats.

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Cenozoic

The Cenozoic Era meaning "new life", is the current and most recent of the three Phanerozoic geological eras, following the Mesozoic Era and, extending from 66 million years ago to the present day.

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Central Zoo Authority of India

The Central Zoo Authority of India (CZA) is the body of the government of India responsible for oversight of zoos.

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Cethosia nietneri

Cethosia nietneri, the Tamil lacewing, is a species of nymphalid butterfly found in Sri Lanka and south India.

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Chalakudy River

Chalakudy River or Chalakudy Puzha is the fifth longest river in Kerala, India.

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Chaliyar

Chaliyar is the fourth longest river in Kerala at 169 km in length.

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Chandoli National Park

Chandoli National Park (चांदोली राष्ट्रीय उद्यान) is natural World Heritage Site and National Park spread overSatara, Kolhapur and Sangli District, Maharashtra State, India, established in May 2004.

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Charnockite

Charnockite is applied to any orthopyroxene-bearing quartz-feldspar rock, composed mainly of quartz, perthite or antiperthite and orthopyroxene (usually hypersthene) formed at high temperature and pressure, commonly found in granulite facies metamorphic regions, as an end-member of the charnockite series.

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Chimmony Wildlife Sanctuary

Chimmini Wildlife sanctuary is a national park located along the Western Ghats in Mukundapuram taluk of Thrissur District of Kerala state in India.

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Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary

Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary (CWS) is located 18 km north of Marayoor on SH 17 in the Marayoor and Kanthalloor panchayats of Devikulam taluk in the Idukki district of Kerala state in South India.

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Coimbatore

Coimbatore (Tamil: கோயம்புத்தூர்), also known as Kovai, is a major city in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

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Common carp

The common carp or European carp (Cyprinus carpio) is a widespread freshwater fish of eutrophic waters in lakes and large rivers in Europe and Asia.

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Cremnoconchus

Cremnoconchus is a genus of small freshwater snails, gastropod mollusks in the (mostly marine) family Littorinidae, the winkles or periwinkles.

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Crimson-backed sunbird

The crimson-backed sunbird or small sunbird (Leptocoma minima) is a sunbird endemic to the Western Ghats of India.

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Critically endangered

A critically endangered (CR) species is one which has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.

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Cullenia

Cullenia is a genus of flowering plants native to India and Sri Lanka.

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Cyprinidae

The Cyprinidae are the family of freshwater fishes, collectively called cyprinids, that includes the carps, the true minnows, and their relatives (for example, the barbs and barbels).

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Damselfly

Damselflies are insects of the suborder Zygoptera in the order Odonata.

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Dario (genus)

Dario is a genus of very small chameleonfishes native to freshwater in China, India and Burma.

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Data deficient

A data deficient (DD) species is one which has been categorised by the International Union for Conservation of Nature as offering insufficient information for a proper assessment of conservation status to be made.

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Dawkinsia

Dawkinsia is a genus of cyprinid fishes from freshwater in South India and Sri Lanka.

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Day's round herring

The Day's round herring (Dayella malabarica) is a relative of the herring that is endemic to southwestern India.

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Deccan Herald

Deccan Herald (DH) is an English daily newspaper published from the Indian state of Karnataka by The Printers (Mysore) Private Limited.

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Deccan Plateau

The Deccan PlateauPage 46, is a large plateau in western and southern India.

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Denison barb

The Denison barb, Denison's barb, Miss Kerala, red-line torpedo barb, or roseline shark (Sahyadria denisonii) is an endangered species of cyprinid fish endemic to the fast-flowing hill streams and rivers of the Western Ghats in India.

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Desh, Maharashtra

Desh is a region of Maharashtra state in central India.

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Devikulam

Devikulam is a small hill station about from Munnar in the Idukki District of the southern state of Kerala, India.

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Diabase

Diabase or dolerite or microgabbro is a mafic, holocrystalline, subvolcanic rock equivalent to volcanic basalt or plutonic gabbro.

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Diapause

Diapause, when referencing animal dormancy, is the delay in development in response to regularly and recurring periods of adverse environmental conditions.

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Dindigul

Dindigul is a city in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

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Dipterocarpaceae

Dipterocarpaceae are a family of 16 genera and approximately 695 known species of mainly tropical lowland rainforest trees.

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Dragonfly

A dragonfly is an insect belonging to the order Odonata, infraorder Anisoptera (from Greek ἄνισος anisos, "uneven" and πτερόν pteron, "wing", because the hindwing is broader than the forewing).

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Drainage basin

A drainage basin is any area of land where precipitation collects and drains off into a common outlet, such as into a river, bay, or other body of water.

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Drainage system (geomorphology)

In geomorphology, drainage systems, also known as river systems, are the patterns formed by the streams, rivers, and lakes in a particular drainage basin.

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Dudhsagar Falls

Dudhsagar Falls (literally Sea of Milk) is a four-tiered waterfall located on the Mandovi River in the Indian state of Goa.

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Dwarf pufferfish

The dwarf pufferfish (Carinotetraodon travancoricus), also known as the Malabar pufferfish (leading to easy confusion with the related C. imitator), pea pufferfish or pygmy pufferfish, is a small, freshwater pufferfish endemic to Kerala and southern Karnataka in Southwest India.

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Eastern Ghats

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

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Ecoregion

An ecoregion (ecological region) is an ecologically and geographically defined area that is smaller than a bioregion, which in turn is smaller than an ecozone.

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Elevation

The elevation of a geographic location is its height above or below a fixed reference point, most commonly a reference geoid, a mathematical model of the Earth's sea level as an equipotential gravitational surface (see Geodetic datum § Vertical datum).

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Endangered species

An endangered species is a species which has been categorized as very likely to become extinct.

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Endemism

Endemism is the ecological state of a species being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation, country or other defined zone, or habitat type; organisms that are indigenous to a place are not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhere.

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Eravikulam National Park

Eravikulam National Park is a 97 km2 national park located along the Western Ghats in the Idukki district of Kerala in India.

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Erosion

In earth science, erosion is the action of surface processes (such as water flow or wind) that remove soil, rock, or dissolved material from one location on the Earth's crust, and then transport it to another location (not to be confused with weathering which involves no movement).

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Escarpment

An escarpment is a steep slope or long cliff that forms as an effect of faulting or erosion and separates two relatively leveled areas having differing elevations.

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Fault (geology)

In geology, a fault is a planar fracture or discontinuity in a volume of rock, across which there has been significant displacement as a result of rock-mass movement.

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Flowering plant

The flowering plants, also known as angiosperms, Angiospermae or Magnoliophyta, are the most diverse group of land plants, with 416 families, approximately 13,164 known genera and c. 295,383 known species.

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Food and Agriculture Organization

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture, Organizzazione delle Nazioni Unite per l'Alimentazione e l'Agricoltura) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger.

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Freshwater mollusc

Freshwater molluscs are those members of the Phylum Mollusca which live in freshwater habitats, both lotic (flowing water) such as rivers, streams, canals, springs, and cave streams (stygobite species) and lentic (still water) such as lakes, ponds (including temporary or vernal ponds), and ditches.

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Gadgil Committee

The Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel (WGEEP), also known as the Gadgil Commission after its chairman Madhav Gadgil, was an environmental research commission appointed by the Ministry of Environment and Forests of India.

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Gastropoda

The gastropods, more commonly known as snails and slugs, belong to a large taxonomic class of invertebrates within the phylum Mollusca, called Gastropoda.

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Gaur

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

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Generalist and specialist species

A generalist species is able to thrive in a wide variety of environmental conditions and can make use of a variety of different resources (for example, a heterotroph with a varied diet).

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Geophysics

Geophysics is a subject of natural science concerned with the physical processes and physical properties of the Earth and its surrounding space environment, and the use of quantitative methods for their analysis.

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Ghataprabha River

The Ghataprabha (kannada ಘಟಪ್ರಭಾ) river is an important right-bank tributary of the Krishna River and flows eastward for a distance of 283 kilometers before its confluence with the Krishna River at Almatti.

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Gneiss

Gneiss is a common distributed type of rock formed by high-grade regional metamorphic processes from pre-existing formations that were originally either igneous or sedimentary rocks.

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Goa

Goa is a state in India within the coastal region known as the Konkan, in Western India.

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Goa Gap

The Goa Gap is one of the major passes in India's Western Ghats mountain range, between the Maharashtra and Karnataka sections of the range.

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Godavari River

The Godavari is India's second longest river after the Ganga.

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Gondwana

Gondwana, or Gondwanaland, was a supercontinent that existed from the Neoproterozoic (about 550 million years ago) until the Carboniferous (about 320 million years ago).

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Government of India

The Government of India (IAST), often abbreviated as GoI, is the union government created by the constitution of India as the legislative, executive and judicial authority of the union of 29 states and seven union territories of a constitutionally democratic republic.

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Granite

Granite is a common type of felsic intrusive igneous rock that is granular and phaneritic in texture.

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Granulite

Granulites are a class of high-grade metamorphic rocks of the granulite facies that have experienced high-temperature and moderate-pressure metamorphism.

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Grass Hills National Park

Grass Hills National Park is a protected area in the Western Ghats, India, and a part of the Anamalai Tiger Reserve, forming its boundary with Eravikulam National Park in neighbouring Kerala state.

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Great hornbill

The great hornbill (Buceros bicornis) also known as the great Indian hornbill or great pied hornbill, is one of the larger members of the hornbill family.

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Grey-breasted laughingthrush

The grey-breasted laughingthrush or Kerala laughingthrush has been split into the following species.

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Grey-headed bulbul

The grey-headed bulbul (Pycnonotus priocephalus) is a member of the bulbul family, Pycnonotidae.

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Grizzled Squirrel Wildlife Sanctuary

The Grizzled Squirrel Wildlife Sanctuary (GSWS), also known as Srivilliputhur Wildlife Sanctuary, was established in 1988 to protect the vulnerable grizzled giant squirrel (Ratufa macroura).

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Gujarat

Gujarat is a state in Western India and Northwest India with an area of, a coastline of – most of which lies on the Kathiawar peninsula – and a population in excess of 60 million.

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Habitat destruction

Habitat destruction is the process in which natural habitat is rendered unable to support the species present.

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Hemavati River

The Hemavati is a river in Karnataka, southern India, an important tributary of the Kaveri.

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Hillstream loach

The hillstream loaches or river loaches are a family, the Balitoridae, of small fish from South, Southeast and East Asia.

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Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times is an Indian English-language daily newspaper founded in 1924 with roots in the Indian independence movement of the period ("Hindustan" being a historical name for India).

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Hogenakkal Falls

Hogenakkal is a waterfall in South India on the Kaveri river in the Dharmapuri district of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

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Horabagrus

Horabagrus is a genus of catfish in the family Horabagridae endemic to rivers in the Western Ghats in Kerala and Karnataka, India.

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Horaglanis

Horaglanis is a genus of small airbreathing catfishes that are endemic to Kerala in India.

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Horalabiosa

HoralabiosaEschmeyer, W.N. (ed.) (2004) Catalog of fishes.

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Hydroelectricity

Hydroelectricity is electricity produced from hydropower.

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Hypselobarbus

Hypselobarbus is a genus of fish in the family Cyprinidae endemic to India.

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Idukki Dam

The Idukki Dam is a double curvature arch dam constructed across the Periyar River in a narrow gorge between two granite hills locally known as Kuravan and Kuravathi in Kerala, India.

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Idukki district

Idukki is one of the 14 districts of Kerala state, India, created on 26January 1972.

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India

India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Indian elephant

The Indian elephant (Elephas maximus indicus) is one of three recognized subspecies of the Asian elephant and native to mainland Asia.

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Indian leopard

The Indian leopard (Panthera pardus fusca) is a leopard subspecies widely distributed on the Indian subcontinent.

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Indigenous peoples

Indigenous peoples, also known as first peoples, aboriginal peoples or native peoples, are ethnic groups who are the pre-colonial original inhabitants of a given region, in contrast to groups that have settled, occupied or colonized the area more recently.

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Indoreonectes

Indoreonectes is a genus of stone loaches native to the Western Ghats in India.

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Indrella ampulla

Indrella ampulla is a species of tropical terrestrial air-breathing gastropod mollusk in the family Ariophantidae.

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International Union for Conservation of Nature

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN; officially International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources) is an international organization working in the field of nature conservation and sustainable use of natural resources.

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Introduced species

An introduced species (alien species, exotic species, non-indigenous species, or non-native species) is a species living outside its native distributional range, which has arrived there by human activity, either deliberate or accidental.

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Irrigation

Irrigation is the application of controlled amounts of water to plants at needed intervals.

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Jog Falls

Jog Falls, Gerosoppa Falls or Joga Falls is the second highest plunge waterfall in India located near Sagara taluk, Shivamogga district in the state of Karnataka.

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Kaas plateau

The Kaas Plateau, also known as the Kaas Pathar or Kas Sadas, is a plateau situated 25 kilometres west from Satara city in Maharashtra, India.

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Kabini River

The Kabani, also called Kabini or Kapila, is one of the major tributaries of the river Cauvery in southern India.

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Kalakkad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve

Kalakkad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve (KMTR), (Tamil:களக்காடு முண்டந்துறை புலிகள் சரணாலயம்) located in the Southern Western Ghats in Tirunelveli District and Kanyakumari District in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, is the second-largest protected area in Tamil Nadu State (behind only Sathyamangalam Wildlife Sanctuary in Erode).

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Kali River (Karnataka)

The Kali River or Kali nadi is a river flowing through Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka state in India.

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Kanara

The Kanara (also known as Canara, Karavali and Coastal Karnataka) region of Karnataka, comprises three coastal districts, namely Dakshina Kannada and Udupi district (South Canara) and Uttara Kannada (North Canara).

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Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari is a City in Kanyakumari district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.

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Karian Shola National Park

Karian Shola National Park is a protected area in the Western Ghats, India, nominated as a national park in 1989.

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Karimpuzha National Park

Karimpuzha National Park (Malayalam: കരിമ്പുഴ നാഷണൽ പാർക്ക്‌, Tamil: கரிம்புழா தேசியப் பூங்கா) is a 230 km² proposed National Park located at in the Nilgiri Hills area of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, in South India, IUCN category: PRO.

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Karnataka

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

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Kaveri

Kaveri (anglicized as Cauvery), also referred as Ponni, is an Indian river flowing through the states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

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Kerala

Kerala is a state in South India on the Malabar Coast.

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Khondalite

Khondalite is a foliated metamorphic rock.

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Kochi

Kochi, also known as Cochin, is a major port city on the south-west coast of India bordering the Laccadive Sea.

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Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal is a city near to Palani in the hills of the Dindigul district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.

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Kodaikanal Lake

Kodaikanal Lake, also known as Kodai Lake is a manmade lake located in the Kodaikanal city in Dindigul district in Tamil Nadu, India.

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Kolhapur

Kolhapur is a historic city of Maharashtra.

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Konkan

Konkan, also known as the Konkan Coast or Kokan, is a rugged section of the western coastline of India.

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Koyna Hydroelectric Project

The Koyna Hydroelectric Project is the largest completed hydroelectric power plant in India.

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Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary

Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary and natural World Heritage Site, which is located in Satara district of the Indian state of Maharashtra.

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Krishna River

The Krishna River is the fourth-biggest river in terms of water inflows and river basin area in India, after the Ganga, Godavari and Brahmaputra.

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Kryptoglanis shajii

Kryptoglanis shajii is a species of subterranean catfish found in subsurface waters in the Western Ghats in Kerala, India.

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Kudremukh

Kuduremukha is a mountain range and name of a peak located in Chikkamagaluru district, in Karnataka, India.

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Kunchikal Falls

Kunchikal Falls is located Nidagodu village near Masthikatte in Shimoga district of state Karnataka.

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Kurinjimala Sanctuary

Kurinjimala Sanctuary (Malayalam: കുറിഞ്ഞിമല വന്യജീവി സംരക്ഷ്ണ കേന്ദ്രം) protects the approximately 32 hectare core habitat of the endangered Neelakurinji plant in Kottakamboor and Vattavada villages in Devikulam Taluk, Idukki district of Kerala State in South India.

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Land snail

A land snail is any of the numerous species of snail that live on land, as opposed to sea snails and freshwater snails.

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Laterite

Laterite is a soil and rock type rich in iron and aluminium, and is commonly considered to have formed in hot and wet tropical areas.

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Lauraceae

Lauraceae are the laurel family, that includes the true laurel and its closest relatives.

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Least-concern species

A least concern (LC) species is a species which has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as evaluated but not qualified for any other category.

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Leech

Leeches are segmented parasitic or predatory worm-like animals that belong to the phylum Annelida and comprise the subclass Hirudinea.

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Lepidopygopsis typus

Lepidopygopsis typus, the Peninsular hilltrout, is a species of cyprinid fish endemic to Kerala, India where it is only known from Periyar River and Periyar Lake.

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Limestone

Limestone is a sedimentary rock, composed mainly of skeletal fragments of marine organisms such as coral, forams and molluscs.

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Linganamakki Dam

The Linganamakki Dam (Kannada: ಲಿಂಗನಮಕ್ಕಿ ಅಣೆಕಟ್ಟು) was constructed by the Karnataka State Government in 1964.

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Lion-tailed macaque

The lion-tailed macaque (Macaca silenus), or the wanderoo, is an Old World monkey endemic to the Western Ghats of South India.

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List of butterflies of the Western Ghats

This is a list of butterfly species found in the Western Ghats region.

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List of national parks of India

National parks in India are IUCN category II protected areas.

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List of World Heritage Sites in India

This articles lists '''World Heritage Sites''' located in India, as designated by UNESCO.

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Madagascar

Madagascar (Madagasikara), officially the Republic of Madagascar (Repoblikan'i Madagasikara; République de Madagascar), and previously known as the Malagasy Republic, is an island country in the Indian Ocean, off the coast of East Africa.

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Madhav Gadgil

Madhav Dhananjaya Gadgil (born 1942) is an Indian ecologist, academic, writer, columnist and the founder of the Centre for Ecological Sciences, a research forum under the aegis of the Indian Institute of Science.

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Magod Falls

Magod Falls is a group of waterfalls in Karnataka, India, where the river Bedti falls from a height of nearly 200m in two steps.

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Maharashtra

Maharashtra (abbr. MH) is a state in the western region of India and is India's second-most populous state and third-largest state by area.

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Mahseer

Mahseer (महाशीर or महासीर; مہاشیر) is the common name used for the genera Tor, Neolissochilus, and Naziritor in the family Cyprinidae (carps).

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Malabar barbet

The Malabar barbet (Psilopogon malabaricus) is a small barbet found in the Western Ghats of India.

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Malabar Coast

The Malabar Coast is a long, narrow coastline on the southwestern shore line of the mainland Indian subcontinent.

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Malabar grey hornbill

The Malabar grey hornbill (Ocyceros griseus) is a hornbill endemic to the Western Ghats and associated hills of southern India.

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Malabar large-spotted civet

The Malabar large-spotted civet (Viverra civettina), also known as the Malabar civet, is a viverrid endemic to the Western Ghats of India.

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Malabar snakehead

The Malabar snakehead (Channa diplogramma) is a vulnerable species of snakehead from freshwater in the Western Ghats in India.

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Malampuzha Dam

Malampuzha Dam is the second largest reservoir in Kerala, located near Palakkad in south India with the scenic hills of the Western Ghats in the background.

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Malaprabha River

The Malaprabha River (Kannada ಮಲಪ್ರಭಾ ನದಿ) is a tributary of the Krishna River and flows through the state of Karnataka in India.

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Malenadu

Malenadu is a region in the state of Karnataka in India.

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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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Man and the Biosphere Programme

Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB) is an intergovernmental scientific programme, launched in 1971 by UNESCO, that aims to establish a scientific basis for the improvement of relationships between people and their environments.

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Mandovi River

The Mahadayi/Mandovi River (Mandovi, pronounced), also known as Mahadayi or Mhadei river, is described as the lifeline of the Indian state of Goa.

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Mangalore

Mangalore, officially known as Mangaluru, is the chief port city of the Indian state of Karnataka.

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Marunthuvazh Malai

The Marunthuvazh Malai (Tamil: மருந்துவாழ் மலை, Malayalam: മരുത്വാ മല), also known as the Marunthu Vazhum Malai ("the abode of medicinal herbs"), forms the part and the southernmost tip of the Western Ghats of Agasteeswaram taluk of Kanyakumari district.

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Mathikettan Shola National Park

Mathikettan Shola National Park is a 12.82 km² national park in Poopara village of Udumbanchola taluk in Idukki district of Kerala state, South India.It notified area national park in November 2008.

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Meenmutty Falls, Wayanad

Meenmutty Falls is located 29 km from Kalpetta in Wayanad District in the state of Kerala, India.

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Mesonoemacheilus

Mesonoemacheilus is a genus of stone loach endemic to India.

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Mettur Dam

The Mettur Dam is one of the largest dams in India and the largest in Tamilnadu located across the river Cauvery where it enters the plains.

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Monopterus

Monopterus is a genus of swamp eels mainly native to Asia, but with two species in Africa.

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Monsoon

Monsoon is traditionally defined as a seasonal reversing wind accompanied by corresponding changes in precipitation, but is now used to describe seasonal changes in atmospheric circulation and precipitation associated with the asymmetric heating of land and sea.

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Montane grasslands and shrublands

Montane grasslands and shrublands is a biome defined by the World Wildlife Fund.

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Mudumalai National Park

The Mudumalai National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary also a declared tiger reserve, lies on the northwestern side of the Nilgiri Hills (Blue Mountains), in Nilgiri District, about north-west of Coimbatore city in Tamil Nadu.

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Mugger crocodile

The mugger crocodile (Crocodylus palustris.

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Mukurthi National Park

Mukurthi National Park (MNP) is a protected area located in the western corner of the Nilgiris Plateau west of Ootacamund hill station in the northwest corner of Tamil Nadu state in the Western Ghats mountain range of South India.

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Mumbai

Mumbai (also known as Bombay, the official name until 1995) is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra.

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Munnar

Munnar is a town and hill station located in the Idukki district of the southwestern Indian state of Kerala.

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Nagarhole National Park

Nagarhole National Park (also known as Rajiv Gandhi National Park), is a national park located in Kodagu district and Mysore district in Karnataka state in South India.

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Near-threatened species

A near-threatened species is a species which has been categorized as "Near Threatened" (NT) by the International Union for Conservation of Nature as that may be considered threatened with extinction in the near future, although it does not currently qualify for the threatened status.

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Nemacheilidae

The Nemacheilidae, or stone loaches, are a family of cypriniform fishes that inhabit stream environments, mostly in Eurasia, with one genus, Afronemacheilus found in Africa.

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Netravati River

The Netravati River has its origins at Bangrabalige valley, Yelaneeru Ghat in Kudremukh in Chikkamagaluru district of Karnataka, India.

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New Amarambalam Reserved Forest

New Amarambalam Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary in the Western Ghats, situated in the Malappuram District of Kerala state in South India.It extends till Silent Valley National Park of the Palakkad District to the south and to Nadugani in the Nilgiri District of Tamil Nadu to the North.

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Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary

The Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary in the southern state of Kerala in India is spread over the southeast corner of the Western Ghats, and covers a total area of.

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Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve

The Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve is an International Biosphere Reserve in the Western Ghats and Nilgiri Hills ranges of South India.

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Nilgiri blue robin

The Nilgiri blue robin (Sholicola major), also known as Nilgiri shortwing, white-bellied shortwing or rufous-bellied shortwing is a species of passerine bird in the family Muscicapidae endemic to the Shola forests of the higher hills of southern India, mainly north of the Palghat Gap.

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Nilgiri flycatcher

The Nilgiri flycatcher (Eumyias albicaudatus) is an Old World flycatcher with a very restricted range in the hills of southern India.

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Nilgiri langur

The Nilgiri langur (Trachypithecus johnii) is a lutung (a type of Old World monkey) found in the Nilgiri Hills of the Western Ghats in South 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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Nilgiri pipit

The Nilgiri pipit (Anthus nilghiriensis) is a distinctive species of pipit that is endemic to the high altitude hills of southern India.

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Nilgiri tahr

The Nilgiri tahr (Nilgiritragus hylocrius) known locally as the Nilgiri ibex or simply ibex, is an ungulate that is endemic to the Nilgiri Hills and the southern portion of the Western Ghats in the states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala in Southern India.

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Nilgiri wood pigeon

The Nilgiri wood pigeon (Columba elphinstonii) is large pigeon found in the moist deciduous forests and sholas of the Western Ghats in southwestern India.

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Norman Myers

Norman Myers (born 24 August 1934) is a British environmentalist specialising in biodiversity and also noted for his work on environmental refugees.

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North Western Ghats moist deciduous forests

The North Western Ghats moist deciduous forests is a tropical moist broadleaf forest ecoregion of southwestern India.

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North Western Ghats montane rain forests

The North Western Ghats montane rain forests is a tropical moist broadleaf forest ecoregion of southwestern India.

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Odonata

Odonata is an order of carnivorous insects, encompassing the dragonflies (Anisoptera) and the damselflies (Zygoptera).

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Ooty

Udagamandalam (also known as Ootacamund), and abbreviated as Udhagai or Ooty, (is a town and municipality in Tamil Nadu, India. It is located 86 km north of Coimbatore and 128 km south of Mysore and is the capital of the Nilgiris district. It is a popular hill station located in the Nilgiri Hills. Originally occupied by the Toda people, the area came under the rule of the East India Company at the end of the 18th century. The economy is based on tourism and agriculture, along with the manufacture of medicines and photographic film. The town is connected by the Nilgiri ghat roads and Nilgiri Mountain Railway. Its natural environment attracts tourists and it is a popular summer destination. In 2011, the town had a population of 88,430.

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Ooty Lake

Ooty lake is located in Ooty in the Nilgiris district, Tamil Nadu, India.

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Orography

Orography (from the Greek όρος, hill, γραφία, to write) is the study of the topographic relief of mountains, and can more broadly include hills, and any part of a region's elevated terrain.

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Osteobrama bakeri

Osteobrama bakeri is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Osteobrama.

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Overexploitation

Overexploitation, also called overharvesting, refers to harvesting a renewable resource to the point of diminishing returns.

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Palakkad Gap

Palakkad Gap or Palghat Gap is a low mountain pass in the Western Ghats between Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu and Palakkad in Kerala.

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Palani

Palani (or Pazhani) is a town and a taluk headquarters in Dindigul district, Tamil Nadu located about South-east of Coimbatore, north-west of Madurai, and west of Dindigul.

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Palani Hills

The Palani Hills (Tamil:பழநி மலை, Malayalam: പളനി മല) are a mountain range in the states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu in South India.

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Pamba River

The Pamba River (also called Pampa river) is the third longest river in the South Indian state of Kerala after Periyar and Bharathappuzha and the longest river in the erstwhile princely state of Travancore.

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Pambar River

The Pambar River originates in the Anaimudi Hills in Idukki District of Kerala state in South India.

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Pampadum Shola National Park

Pampadum Shola National Park is the smallest national park in Kerala state, South India.

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Parambikulam Dam

Parambikulam Dam is an embankment dam on the Parambikulam River, Parambikulam located in the Palakkad district in the Western Ghats of Kerala, India, ranks number one in India as well as in the top ten embankment dams in the world in volume in the year 2000.

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Parambikulam Tiger Reserve

Parambikulam Tiger Reserve, which also includes the erstwhile Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary, is a protected area in Chittur taluk in Palakkad district of Kerala state, South India.

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Parapsilorhynchus

Parapsilorhynchus is a genus of cyprinid fishes endemic to India.

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Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary

Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary headquartered in Peechi, Thrissur District of Kerala, India.

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Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary

The Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary near Thiruvananthapuram in southern Kerala, India.

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Periyar (river)

Periyar (meaning: big river) is the longest river and the river with the largest discharge potential in the Indian state of Kerala.

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Periyar National Park

Periyar National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary (PNP) is a protected area near Thekkady in the districts of Idukki, Kottayam and Pathanamthitta in Kerala, India.

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Phallus indusiatus

Phallus indusiatus, commonly called the bamboo fungus, bamboo pith, long net stinkhorn, crinoline stinkhorn or veiled lady, is a fungus in the family Phallaceae, or stinkhorns.

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Philautus

Philautus is a genus of shrub frogs in the family Rhacophoridae from Asia.

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Pollachi

Pollachi is a town and a taluk headquarters in Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu state, India.

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Polypedates

Polypedates is a genus of frogs in the family Rhacophoridae, the shrub frogs and Paleotropic tree frogs.

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Pookode Lake

Pookode Lake is a scenic freshwater lake in the Wayanad district in Kerala, South India.

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Project Elephant

Project Elephant was launched in 1992 by the Government of India Ministry of Environment and Forests to provide financial and technical support of wildlife management efforts by states for their free ranging populations of wild Asian Elephants.

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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 areas of India

As of May 2004, the protected areas of India cover, roughly 4.95% of the total surface area.

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Pseudomulleria dalyi

Pseudomulleria dalyi is a species of bivalves in the Etheriidae family.

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Pune

Pune, formerly spelled Poona (1857–1978), is the second largest city in the Indian state of Maharashtra, after Mumbai.

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Purple frog

Nasikabatrachus sahyadrensis is a frog species belonging to the family Sooglossidae.

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Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary

Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary is one of 21 Wildlife Sanctuaries of India's Karnataka state.

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Pykara

Pykara is the name of a village and river from Ooty in the Indian State of Tamil Nadu.

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Radhanagari Wildlife Sanctuary

Radhanagari Wildlife Sanctuary(राधानगरी वन्यजीव अभयारण्य) is a wildlife sanctuary and natural World Heritage Site of category ix and x since 2012, located in Kolhapur, Maharashtra state India.

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Rain shadow

A rain shadow is a dry area on the leeward side of a mountainous area (away from the wind).

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Rainbow trout

The rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) is a trout and species of salmonid native to cold-water tributaries of the Pacific Ocean in Asia and North America.

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Reptile

Reptiles are tetrapod animals in the class Reptilia, comprising today's turtles, crocodilians, snakes, amphisbaenians, lizards, tuatara, and their extinct relatives.

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Reserve forest

A reserve forest or a reserved forest is a specific term for designating forests and other natural areas, which enjoy judicial and / or constitutional protection under the legal systems of many countries.

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Rhacophorus

Rhacophorus is a genus of frogs in the shrub frog family (Rhacophoridae) which together with the related Hylidae makes up the true tree frogs.

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Rohtee ogilbii

Rohtee ogilbii, the Vatani rohtee, is a species of cyprinid fish endemic to the northern Western Ghats in southern India.

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Rufous babbler

The rufous babbler (Turdoides subrufa) is an endemic species of bird found in the Western Ghats of southern India belonging to the Leiothrichidae family It is dark brown and long tailed, and is usually seen foraging in noisy groups along open hillsides with a mixture of grass, bracken and forest.

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Sathodi Falls

Sathoddi Falls is a waterfall in India that is formed by several unnamed streams near Kallaramane Ghat, Uttara Kannada District, near Yellapur, Karnataka, and 32 km from Yellapur.

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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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Satpura Range

The Satpura Range is a range of hills in central India.

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Sálim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History

The Sálim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History (SACON) is a national centre for information, education and research in ornithology and natural history in India.

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Schistura sharavathiensis

Schistura sharavathiensis, sometimes known as the Sharavati loach, is a species of freshwater fish in the family Nemacheilidae.

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Schistura striata

Schistura striata is a species of stone loach endemic to India where it occurs in Kerala and Karnataka.

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Sharavati

Sharavati is a river which originates and flows entirely within the state of Karnataka in India.

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Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary

Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected area in the Western Ghats, India.

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Shevaroy Hills

The Servarayan hills, with the anglicised name Shevaroy Hills, are a towering mountain range (1620 m) near the city of Salem, in Tamil Nadu state, southern India.

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Shivanasamudra Falls

Shivanasamudra is a small city in the Mandya District of the state of Karnataka, India.

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Silent Valley National Park

Silent Valley National Park (Malayalam: സൈലന്‍റ് വാലീ നാഷണല്‍ പാര്‍ക്ക്), is a national park with a core zone of (making it the second largest national park in Kerala).

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Sisoridae

Sisoridae is a family of catfishes.

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Someshwara Wildlife Sanctuary

Someshwara Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected wildlife sanctuary in the Western Ghats of Karnataka state in India.

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Songadh

Songadh is a taluka in Tapi district in the Indian state of Gujarat.

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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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South Western Ghats moist deciduous forests

The South Western Ghats moist deciduous forests is a tropical moist broadleaf forest ecoregion of southern India.

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South Western Ghats montane rain forests

The South Western Ghats montane rain forests are an ecoregion of southern India, covering the southern portion of the Western Ghats range in Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu, at elevations over 1000 meters.

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Species description

A species description is a formal description of a newly discovered species, usually in the form of a scientific paper.

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Species richness

Species richness is the number of different species represented in an ecological community, landscape or region.

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Sundarbans

The Sundarbans is a vast forest in the coastal region of the Bay of Bengal and considered one of the natural wonders of the world.

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Surat

Surat is a city in the Indian state of Gujarat.

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Talakaveri

Talakaveri is the place that is generally considered to be the source of the river Kaveri.

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Talakaveri Wildlife Sanctuary

Talakaveri Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary in Karnataka state of South India.

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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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Tapti River

The Tapti River (or Tapi) is a river in central India between the Godavari and Narmada rivers.

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Teak

Teak (Tectona grandis) is a tropical hardwood tree species placed in the flowering plant family Lamiaceae.

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Thamirabarani River

The Thamirabarani River (Porunai) (Tamil: தாமிரபரணி (பொருநை)) is a perennial river that originates from the Agastyarkoodam peak of Pothigai hills of the Western Ghats, above Papanasam in the Ambasamudram taluk.

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Thattekad Bird Sanctuary

The Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary, covering an area of barely 25 km2, and located about 12 km from Kothamangalam (Kerala state, India), was the first bird sanctuary in Kerala.

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The Hindu

The Hindu is an Indian daily newspaper, headquartered at Chennai.

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The Indian Express

The Indian Express is an English-language Indian daily newspaper.

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The Times of India

The Times of India (TOI) is an Indian English-language daily newspaper owned by The Times Group.

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Theni

Theni or Teni (is a City situated in Western Region of Tamil Nadu, a state in South India, near the border to Kerala. Theni is the headquarters of Theni. Theni district is Located in Madurai Region. Nearest City தூங்காநகரம் Madurai Just 76 Km from Theni Town.It is a 2nd ranked in ASIA on the Banana trading. It is known for the large-scale trading of garlic, cotton, cardamom, grapes and chilli. It hosts the second largest weekly market in Tamil Nadu and the fourth largest in South India.Theni is a Only district Without Train Facilities in Tamil Nadu.It is well-connected by road to all the important cities in Tamil Nadu. The nearest airport is at Madurai 87 Km From THENI - MADURAI Airport.http://www.theni.tn.nic.in/.

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Thiruvananthapuram

Thiruvananthapuram, also known as Trivandrum, is the capital and the largest city of the Indian state of Kerala.

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Threatened species

Threatened species are any species (including animals, plants, fungi, etc.) which are vulnerable to endangerment in the near future.

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Tirumala

Tirumala is a census town in Chittoor district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

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Tor khudree

Tor khudree, the Deccan mahseer, blue-finned mahseer, or black mahseer, is a large freshwater fish of the carp family found in major rivers and reservoirs of India and Sri Lanka.

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Transpiration

Transpiration is the process of water movement through a plant and its evaporation from aerial parts, such as leaves, stems and flowers.

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Travancoria

Travancoria is a small genus of hillstream loaches endemic to India.

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Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests

Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests (TSMF), also known as tropical moist forests, are a tropical and subtropical forest biome, sometimes referred to as jungle.

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Tropical rainforests of India

Tropical rainforests of India are found in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands,Andaman and Nicobar Islands coordinates: the Western Ghats,Western Ghats coordinates: which fringe the Arabian Sea, the coastline of peninsular India, and the greater Assam region in the north-east.

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Tungabhadra River

The Tungabhadra River is a river in India that starts and flows through the state of Karnataka during most of its course, before flowing along the border between Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh and ultimately joining the Krishna River in Kurnool District of Andhra Pradesh. In the epic Ramayana, the Tungabhadra River was known by the name of Pampa.

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Unchalli Falls

Unchalli Falls, also known as Lushington Falls, is a waterfall created by a drop in the Aghanashini river.

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UNESCO

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.

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Uropeltidae

The Uropeltidae are a family of primitive, nonvenomous, burrowing snakes endemic to peninsular India and Sri Lanka.

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Vagamon

Vagamon, also spelt Wagamon, is a hill station located in Meenachil taluk and Kanjirappally taluk of Kottayam district and Peerumade taluk of Idukki district of the state of Kerala, India.

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Vulnerable species

A vulnerable species is one which has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature as likely to become endangered unless the circumstances that are threatening its survival and reproduction improve.

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Wayanad district

Wayanad is a district in the north-east of Kerala state, India with headquarters at the town of Kalpetta.

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Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary

Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is an animal sanctuary in Wayanad, Kerala, India.

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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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Western India

Western India is a loosely defined region of India consisting of its western part.

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White-bellied blue flycatcher

The white-bellied blue flycatcher (Cyornis pallidipes) is a small passerine bird in the flycatcher family Muscicapidae.

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White-bellied treepie

The white-bellied treepie (Dendrocitta leucogastra) is a bird of the crow family endemic to the forests of southern India.

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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 Institute of India

The Wildlife Institute of India (WII) is an autonomous institution under the Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate change, Government of India.

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Wildlife sanctuaries of India

Wildlife sanctuaries are established by IUCN category IV protected areas.

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World Heritage site

A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.

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Wynaad laughingthrush

The Wynaad laughingthrush (Garrulax delesserti) is a species of laughingthrush in the family Leiothrichidae.

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Year

A year is the orbital period of the Earth moving in its orbit around the Sun.

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Zebra loach

The zebra loach (Botia striata) is a freshwater loach native to rivers and streams in the Western Ghats of India.

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Zuari River

The Zuari River (जुवारी Zuvari, pronounced) is the largest river in the state of Goa, India.

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References

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

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