Permanent Pictorial Cancellation – Lion-tailed macaque – Kalakad – Tamilnadu – Special Covers
Kalakkad is a town located in Tirunelveli district. Kalakkadu Wild Life Sanctuary is situated in area of 223 sq kms in the Tirunelveli District, including the foothills of Western Ghats and the adjoining area. The flora ranges from forests of tropical wet ever-green to Tropical dry deciduous and thorn forest at down hills. Lion tailed Macaque, Nilgiri Langur, Bonnet Macaque and Common Langur, Nilgiri Tahr, sambar, Sloth Bear, gaur, Elephant, Tiger, Flying Squirrel, Panther, Wild Dog, Pangoline are some of the wild life seen in the sanctuary. Besides, a wide range of birds and reptiles could be seen.
The cancellation depicts Lion tailed macaque.
Date of Cancellation:- 03.10.1978.
Contributed By:- Mr Sandeep Chaurasia, Gorakhpur