Teak Forest – Yercaud
If you are curious to know, how life Bagan during the Stone-Age era or how evolution has changed the world,then the Kottachedu Teak Forest is the destination that you must visit. Although the hill station of Yercaud doesn’t feature much trees apart from bamboo, this is a destination that will take you by surprise. Filled with flora and fauna, the teak forest will take you back to the past, explaining how people lived before the introduction of all modern developments.
The flora and fauna in the Kottachedu Teak Forest includes several native animal species like Deer, Ant-eater, Rabbits, Squirrels, Mongoose, Bison, Hares and Foxes. The forest is also rich in avifauna; Swallows, Kites, Paradise Flycatchers and Sparrows can be easily spotted in the forest. Most of the fauna and flora similarities of the Kottachedu Teak Forest can be linked to Western Ghats in India.
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