IAS Gyan

Daily News Analysis

Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary

1st November, 2023 Environment

Disclaimer: Copyright infringement not intended.


  • Maoists open fired at Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary.

Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary

  • Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary is the northernmost wildlife sanctuary of Kerala.
  • It is located on the western slope of the Western Ghats contiguous with the forests of Coorg district of Karnataka state.
  • It is nestled amidst the serene Cheenkanni River and the beautiful adjoining forests of Brahmagiri Hills.
  • It was established in 1984 with its headquarters near Iritty.
  • Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the southeast part of Kannur District.


Q. Recently, Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary was in the news. Where is it situated?

1) Karnataka

2) Andhra Pradesh

3) Kerala

4) Tamil Nadu

Which of the above option is correct?

A) 1

B) 2

C) 3

D) 4

Answer: C) 3