Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary under Eravikulam Forest Division of Idukki district. The 90 km2 Chinnar wildlife sanctuary is located in the eastern part of the high ranges of southern western ghats of kerala state. It is regarded as one of the unique protected areas in the whole of the western ghats due to its ecological, floral, geomorphological and cultural significance. The habitat types range from high altitude Shola-grassland to dry thorny scrub. The sanctuary is also contiguous to Eravikulam national park, kurinjimala sanctuary, anaimudi shola national park and Indira Gandhi wildlife sanctuary of Tamil Nadu.