Amphibians

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 .