The Sundarbans delta lies at the mouth of the Ganges. It is one of the largest mangrove forests in the world and is spread over Bangladesh and the Indian state of West Bengal. The jungle portion of the delta is enlisted in the World Heritage Site and is known as the Sundarbans National Park.
The Sundarbans are interconnected by a multifaceted network of mudflats, tidal waterways, small islands and mangrove forests. The area is known for its wide variety of fauna. The Bengal tiger is the most famous and besides, numerous species of birds, crocodiles, spotted deer and snakes also dwell in here.