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

Which among the following is world’s largest Mangrove forest?
[A]Sundarbans
[B]Pichavaram
[C]Bhitarkanika
[D]Malayan Peninsula mangroves

Sundarbans
Sundarbans – a UNESCO-listed World Heritage Site. Sundrban 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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  • anand
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    it is news due to oil spill in bagladesh

  • birendra kumar singh
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    what is mangrove forest

  • Yogesh Bhatt
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    Mangroove is a special tree found in coastal areas and has special relevance for coastal life. In other you can say it multiple use plant for local community. Its major importance realized after Tsunami as it has lowest impact on those areas where Mangroove covered the coastal areas. After that special initiative has been taken to promote it in coastal areas.