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Wild Trail in Bengal (Travel Guide)

Wild Trail in Bengal (Travel Guide)
$19.00
Item Code: NAO864
Author: Swati Mitra
Publisher: Eicher Goodearth Pvt. Ltd.
Language: English
Edition: 2011
ISBN: 9789380262161
Pages: 96 (Throughout Color Illustrations)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 9.0 inch X 4.5 inch
About The Book

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.

Contents

ContentPage No.
Forests of West Bangal4
Sunderban14
North Bangal40
Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary42
Buxa Tiger Reserve 52
Gorumara National Park58
Chaparmari Wildlife Sanctuary62
Mahannda Wildlife Sanctuary64
Neora Valley National Park66
Senchal Wildlife Sanctuary67
Singalla National Park68
Jorepokhri Wildlife Sanctuary69
Western Tracts70
Forests of Ayodhya Hill72
Forests around Duarsini74
Forests around Garh Panchakot75
Forests around Mukutmanipur75
Forests around Jhargram76
Other Forests 78
Raiganj Wildlife Sanctuary78
Ballabhpur Wildlife Sanctuary78
Bethudahari Wildlife Sanctuary78
Ramnabagan Wildlife Sanctuary79
Parmadan Wildlife Sanctuary79
Chintamoni Kar Wildlife Sanctuary79
Kolkata: Gateway to Sunderban80
Silliguri: Gateway to the Dooras83
Eco-tourism86
Practical Information87
Phrase Book96
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