Kollam Wildlife Sanctuary
Shenduruni Wildlife Sanctuary : Main attractions: Elephatns, tigers, leopards, bears, lion tailed macques.
Acces: Nearest Airport: Thiruvananthapuram Nearest Railhead : Thenmala, connected with Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi, Kashmir. Motorable Road connected with Kollam Town and Thiruvananthapuram city.
Pathanapuram taluk, 66 km from Kollam town on the Kollam
– Shencotta road. The Shenduruny forest was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1984. The Name Shenduruny comes from an endemic species of tree called Chenkuruny (gluta travancoria), mainly confined to this region. The artificial lake formed by the parappar dam built across the shenduruny and kulathupuzha rivers occupies the central region of the sanctuary.