Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary

The Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary is spread over 55 sq km of undulating forested highlands on the slopes of the Western Ghats located about 35 km from Thalasserry and 60 km from Kannur town. Aralam Sanctuary is home to a large variety of flora and fauna so common to the Western Ghats. The main faunal attractions at the Aralam wildlife sanctuary are boar, deer, elephant and bison while jungle cats, Leopards, and various types of squirrels can also be easily spotted. Aralam, a village in Thalasserry, is also noted for the Central State Farm, a 3060 hectare farm started in 1971 by the Government of India. This is one of the main production centre of hybrid coconut seeds and one of the main production centers in the country.