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Q.

Which among the following is world’s largest Mangrove forest?

 A.

Malayan Peninsula mangroves

 B.

Sundarbans

 C.

Pichavaram

 D.

Bhitarkanika

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Solution:
Option(B) is correct

Sundarbans - a UNESCO-listed World Heritage Site, has world’s largest mangrove forest which is home to wide range of fauna, including 260 bird species, the Bengal tiger and other threatened species such as the estuarine crocodile and the Indian python.

It is also home to the rare Irrawaddy dolphin.


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