Peppara Forest and Kallanas

Peppara Forest
Peppara Forest / Yercaud-elango, Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 4.0
A population of suspected dwarf elephants reportedly lives in this forest. Here lives the common Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) but local people are convinced that considerably smaller elephants – Kallanas – hide from the common elephants further up in the mountains. Maximum height of Kallanas is 1.5 m.

Location, GPS coordinates: 8.6221 N 77.1809 E
Categories: Places with cryptozoological phenomena
Values: Unexplained
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars (2.5 / 5)
Where is located? Asia, India, Kerala, Thiruvananthapura District, Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary

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