Mammals

The Shola is very rich area for large mammals and presence of elephants (Elephas maximus) was recorded from the shola. Presence of Nilgiri Langur, Gaur (Bos gaurus), Common Mongoose and small carnivores were also recorded from the shola. Sloth bear and Jungle cat were recorded through indirect evidences. Sambar hair was recorded in the scat of wild dog. Indirect evidence of Cremnomys blanfordi a rodent was obtained by 14nalyzing the small carnivore scat collected from the Shola.