Incredible India: Bhitarkanika National Park, Odisha

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Bhitarkanika National Park, Odisha, East India. Spread over an area of 672 sq. KM, this is the second largest Mangrove forest and wetland ecosystem of India. It is surrounded by Bhitarkanika wildlife sanctuary and is famous for Olive ridley sea-turtles, white crocodiles, python, cobra, water monitor lizards, etc. The salt water crocodiles found here can grow up to 6 meters in length! There are more than 215 species of birds, many migratory ones, including eight varieties of kingfisher, darters, black ibis, etc. More…

Photo by Jayanth Sharma [CC-BY-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons.

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