Forest lie strewn all across West Bengal from its northernmost tip, on the slopes of the Himalyan to the Dooras in the foothills, through several jungles in the western tracts. On to the magnificant Sunderben on its southern edge. The most remarkable aslpect of the state's forest is the divergence in their green cover, from sub –alpine to dry deciduous to mangovers, offering something to every nature lover.
The diversity in the nature of these forests has resulted in an eclectic mix of wildlife. The state is home to the famed Royal Bengal tiger and the horned Indian rhinocerous. Several other threatened and rare faunal species are also found here, such as the Asian elephant and red panda. Moreover, these forests are abuzz with an astonishing variety of birds and butterflies.
This comprehensive guidebook, Wild Trail in Benagal, is the first such book to explore all the national parks, wildlife sanctuaries and forests of West Bengal as tourist destinations.
With over 80 stunning photographs, hand –drawn illustrations and an up –to –date practical information section, this guidebook will be invaluable companion for the intrepid tourist and wildlife enthusiast.
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