Montane Shola Grassland Ecosystem Unique To The Nilgiris ( The Blue Mountains ) ...
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Description: Montane Shola grassland ecosystem unique to the Nilgiris ( the blue mountains ) , Mukurthi national park , Western Ghats , Tamilnadu , India . The grasslands absorb the rain water like a huge sponge and gradually release the water through springs into the streams . The Mukurthi peak is sacred to the Todas , one of the endemic tribes of Nilgiris .