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India-Bangladesh for first time jointly count tiger population in Sundarbans

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Sundarbans ( West Bengal) | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST
For the first time India and Bangladesh would jointly count the heads of Royal Bengal Tiger (RBT) in the Sundarbans, which ares spread over two neighbouring countries. The freshwater swamp forests inland from the mangrove forests on the coastal fringe with forest covers 10,000 square kilometres (3,900 sq mi) of which about 6,000 square kilometres (2,300 sq mi) are in Bangladesh. The National Park is a large coastal mangrove forest, shared by India and Bangladesh, the home to the RBT plus other endangered species such as the estuarine crocodile and Ganges River dolphin. The marathon census to last unto October this year is expected to start from March end and for this a workshop was held at Sajnekhali wildlife sanctuary. The fresh count of tiger popular in whole Sundarbans is necessary to know its actual number of the endangered species. In the last counting some 103 tigers were found roaming in the protected forests. Recently three tigers were noticed by the visitors.UNI PC

-- (UNI) -- C-1-1-DL0214-1211398.Xml

 
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