13 Dec Sundarbans National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary in West Bengal
Sundarbans national park is located in West Bengal and stretched over 4264 square km. The location of this park seems that lands meet the sea. This park is situated 7.5 m above the sea level and largest tiger reserve of India.
Sundarbans is the home of more than 400 tigers and the Bengal Tiger have adapted himself very well in this habitat. Tiger reserve was announced in 1973 and the wildlife sanctuary in 1977. Finally In 1984, Sundabans declared as a national park.
Fauna in Sundarbans: – Bengal Tiger is the glimpse of this national park but there are also other wild species in this park. The names are as follows-
1. Fishing cats
3. Wild boar
4. Indian grey mongoose
Endangered Species in Sundarbans: –
1. Bengal tiger
2. Saltwater crocodile
3. River terrapin
4. Gangetic dolphin
5. Hawksbill turtle
Major Attraction of Sundarbans national park in west bengal: –
Sajnakhali Sanctuary: –
The beautiful birds of this sanctuary attracts many bird lovers, more than thousands visitors come here to see the different types of bird species. Kingfisher, eagle and pelicans are the pride of this sanctuary.
If you want to see Crocodile then Bhagabatpur is the best place. This holds the maximum number of crocodile.
The Gateway of Sundarbans is known as Piyali, which is 75 km away from the capital of West Bengal.
Sunderbans national park is the best place to see royal Bengal Tiger. I would like to suggest you that visit this national park once in your lifetime.