Location and Extent
The Malabar Wildlife Sanctuary covering a total of 74.215015 sq.km extends between 11degree 75’ and 11degree
76‘North latitude and between 76 degree 20’ and 75 degree 38’ East longitude.
The sanctuary is located in Chakkittappara and Koorachundu revenue villages of Quilandy Taluk. The forests
lie on the Northwest slopes of the Western Ghats contiguous with the forests of Ladysmith
Reserved Forests and Kurichiar mala of Kalpetta Forest Range of South Wayanad Forest Division.
The sanctuary lies along the boundary of Kozhikode district with Wayanad district to the north
of the Tamarassery – Kalpetta Ghats.
North : Chudupullan beat of Peruvannamuzhi Range and beyond that Kuttiady Forest Range.
East : Kozhikode – Wayanad inter-district boundary; Kozhikode - Koyilandy taluk boundary.
South : Thamarassery Forest Range, of Kozhikode Forest Division.
West : Indian Institute of Spices Research; plantations of Peruvannmuzhi range and Private areas of Quilandy taluk.