A photograph of just one of the really handful of tigers in the environment that has tailored to a mangrove habitat has received the 2023 Mangrove Photography Awards.
The majestic large cat was captured in the Sundarbans Biosphere Reserve in West Bengal, India by Soham Bhattacharyya.
It is believed that there are only 200 of these outstanding animals in the Sundarbans mangrove forest with only 96 thought to be in the West Bengal Forest where by the photograph was taken.
Mangroves are a group of trees and shrubs that stay in coastal intertidal zones. The trees mature in regions with very low-oxygen soil, where by slow-moving waters let great sediments to accumulate. Mangrove forests only improve in tropical zones.
“Photographs of mangroves and contests linked to them participate in a multifaceted purpose in advocating for the conservation and defense of these significant coastal forests,” says a person of the judges Fulvio Eccardi.
“They elevate awareness, educate, inspire motion, and contribute to the scientific knowledge of these ecosystems, all of which are vital for their very long-phrase survival and the well-getting of coastal communities all over the environment.”