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Flora and Fauna of Goa

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One of the major reasons for Goa being the notable tourist hotpots in India is its great contribution in natural wealth including animals, birds, rich forest cover etc. The state experiences amazing mix of tropical climate and features rich diversities of flora and fauna. Though state covers small area under forest But there are lot of tropical biodiversities that one will get to see in Goa. About 1424 sq. Kilometers of the state is covered with forest including wide variety of trees such as bamboo canes, Chillar barks, Bhirand, coconut trees etc. Apart from that, there are some varieties of fruit trees such as Mangoes, Jackfruit, Pineapples, Blackberries etc. 

Moving on, Goa is the home for 48 variety of mammals, 276 types of birds ad 60 different reptiles. Gaur is known as the animal of the state, bird of the state is Ruby throated Yellow Bulbul and the state tree is Asan. Apart from that, there are various other animals found in Goa like foxes and wild bores. Also, Goa jungle will introduce you to the wide variety of Migratory birds. Crabs, lobsters, shrimps, catfish, jellyfish, Oyesters etc are all the important part of water life in Goa. Other than that, Goa has high snake population that keeps rodents in control. 

Goa has some famous national parks all over the world. One of the most famopus amongst them is the Sakim Ali which is a bird sanctuary located on the chorao Island. Other sancturies in the region include Bondla, Molem, Cotigao, Madei, Netravali and Mahaveer Wildlife Sanctuary.

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