First ­ever butterfly survey conducted in Mudumalai reserve

First ­ever buttery survey conducted in Mudumalai reserve 

  • The first Butterfly Survey was conducted at the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) (688.5­
  • The survey was conducted by the TN Forest Department with the assistance of the Nature and Butterfly Society (TNBS), Coimbatore, and the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF­India). 
  • The survey revealed that MTR is home to 175 species of butterflies.
  • The TN State butterfly, Tamil Yeoman, was also recorded during the survey
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