Bhitarkanika – The Mini Amazon (Home of the world's largest crocodile skull)

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5th Jan 2011
Photo of Bhitarkanika – The Mini Amazon (Home of the world's largest crocodile skull) by Travellian Mahesh

Bhitarkanika – “A wonder in the wild” is situated in Kendrapara District of Orissa. It is around 140kms from Bhubaneswar Bhitarkanika is called as the mini amazon. It is one of the biggest Mangrove forest in India. Bitarkanika Mangrove harbor one of  India’s largest populations of Crocodiles. It is also said that Bhitarkanika was home of world’s largest Crocodile measuring length 23feet. On 2006 Bitarkanika was recognized by guinness book of World records as the home of World’s largest white crocodile. The national park hosts hues population of migratory birds during winter. There are many other wild animals will be spotted here like Wild Boars, Hyna, Black Cobra, Python, Jackles, Deers, Sambar, Leopard many more. On 2002 Bhitarkanika National Park designated a Ramsar Wetland of International Importance.

Photo of Bhitarkanika – The Mini Amazon (Home of the world's largest crocodile skull) 1/2 by Travellian Mahesh

Photo of Bhitarkanika – The Mini Amazon (Home of the world's largest crocodile skull) 2/2 by Travellian Mahesh

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