Life in Sundarbans
The Sundarbans Mangroves eco-region, world's largest mangrove ecosystem, provides a unique ecosystem and a rich wildlife habitat. It is one of the largest reserves for the Royal Bengal Tiger and is also home to a variety of animals like Fishing Cats, Macaques, wild boars, Common Grey Mongooses, Foxes, Jungle Cats, Flying Foxes, Pangolins, and Spotted Deer.
Along with the traditional forest produce like timber, fuelwood, pulpwood etc., large scale harvest of non wood forest products such as thatching materials, honey, bees-wax, fish, crustacean and mollusk resources are also available. Ferries and logging boats are common sights in the river.