Kerala is home to a rich wildlife. The geographical and climatic conditions of Kerala support a wide variety of wildlife. There are many rare animals, bird and marine life that are present in Kerala and most of this wildlife is confined to wildlife sanctuaries. These sanctuaries provide refuge to different forms of wildlife in Kerala and also give tourists an opportunity to explore the beauty of them in their natural surroundings. The tourists will get a chance to see some of the creatures in their natural habitat.

The main animals in the sanctuaries of Kerela are Elephants, gaur, sambar, deer, wild dogs, jungle cats, tigers, wild boars, sloth bears, leopards, lion tailed macaques, Nilgiri Tahrs, langur, malabar giant squirrel, flying squirrel, tiger,panthers, spotted deer, grizzled giant squirrels, Hanuman langurs, peacocks etc

The reptiles found in the sanctuaries of Kerala are Cobra, Viper, krait, a number of non poisonous snakes, bicoloured frogs, crocodiles, varanur pond terrapins, cane turtles, star tortoises, geckoes, skunks, chameleons, spectacled cobras, pythons, green keel backs, rat snakes, vine snakes, monitor lizards etc

The main birds seen in the sanctuaries of Kerela are Water fowl, Cuckoo, Owl, Egret, Heron, Water duck, Migratory Siberian Duck, Jungle fowls, Mynas, Laughing thrushes, Black bulbuls, Peafowls, Woodpeckers, Kingfishers, The hornbill, Stork, Raptor, Darter, Cormorant, Grackle, Cluster, Indian rollers, Common snipes, Crow pheasants, Jungle nightjars, Kites etc