Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary is one of the oldest bird sanctuaries in India, and has been fiercely protected by the local population for well over 250 years. The authorities introduced 35,000 fish into the lake of Vedanthangal and 15,000 fish into the lake at Karikili. This is done to attract more migratory birds. Read on for the full story.
Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary is located near Vedanthangal Karikili in the district of Kanchipuram in Tamil Nadu. It covers an area of 30 hectares (74 acres). Vedanthangal bird sanctuary was established in 1858. The Karikili Bird Sanctuary is located at a distance of around 9 km (kilometers) from the Vedanthangal bird sanctuary.
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