A paradise of lovers of Nature and Eco-tourism are the Sunderbans, the world's largest mangrove forests.Owing its name to sundari trees,the mangroves forests consists of genwa,dhundal,garan,passur,garan,passur,garjan and kankra among a variety of other trees which can thrive in the saline water.
The Sunderbans is world famous for Royal Bengal Tigers, which are also notorious as man-eaters. These forests, providing home to the largest number of tigers in the world, are also home to a variety of fauna including the largest deltaic crocodiles, dolphins, the king cobra, lizards, pythons, olive ridely, checkered killback,gangetic gharial (alligator), giant turtle and deer; and a variety of resident and migratoty birds. Situated on the lower end of the Gangetic West Bengal, the Sunderban comprise of a land 54 tiny islands, cris-crossed by innumerable tributaries and branches of River Ganga and creeks and backwaters all over. Once infested by Arakanese and Portuguese pirates, the area is now the abode of the varied flora, fauna and human population. 70 percent of the area of 9630 sq.km. Being under saline water, it makes the life of the commoners, mostly honey-seekers, prawn and crab catchers and fishermen, very difficult.
Among the places which a tourist must visit are the Project Tiger, Sudhanyakhali, Netidhopani, Lothian island Bird Sanctuary, Mayadwip, Kalasdwip, Bhagatpur Crocodile Project, Piyali & Kaikhali.
Declared as a Biosphere Reserve as well as a world Heritage site by UNESCO in 1997,the Sunderbans provide one of the rarest opportunities to have an intense feeling of animal loving and being lost in the midst of forest and backwater everywhere.
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