Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary
|Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary|
|പീച്ചി- വാഴാനി വന്യജീവി സങ്കേതം|
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
A view of Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary from Peechi Dam
|Location||Thrissur taluk Thrissur District, Kerala, India|
|Area||125 km2 (48 sq mi)|
Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary headquartered in Peechi, Thrissur District of Kerala, India. The sanctuary was established in 1958 consisting of Palappilli- Nelliyampathi forests including the area of Chimmony Wildlife sanctuary and is the second oldest sanctuary in Kerala.
The average summer temperature is 38 °C (100 °F). The average winter temperature is 15 °C (59 °F).
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