Amphibians are low in number of species. Two species of tortoise were recorded. Geochelone elegans (Star Tortoise) is an endangered species adapted to the dry deciduous habitat and in Kerala; its distribution is restricted to Chinnar. Bufo parietalis, Rhacophorus malabaricus and Nyctibatrachus major recorded from the Sanctuary are endemic amphibians to Western Ghats while Micrixalus saxicola is endemic to Kerala .