Considering these circumstances, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Wildlife) & Chief Wildlife Warden, Kerala ordered to close the Eravikulam National Park for visitors from 04th February to 04th April due to the breeding season." - Wildlife Warden, Munnar.
Information Courtsey : http://www.eravikulam.org
The Park holds the largest viable population of the endangered (IUCN) Nilgiri Tahr (Hemitragus hylocrius). This place is also known as Rajamalai
Apart from tahr, the Park is the abode of other little known fauna such as Nilgiri marten, ruddy mongoose,small clawed otter,dusky striped sqirrel etc