The famous Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary on the Kakinada city outskirts is a great blend of entertainment and education. Known as the second largest mangrove in the country after Sundarbans in West Bengal, the Coringa mangrove is famous for its flora and fauna. The Coringa Wild Life Sanctuary is named after a tiny village called Coringa. It was declared a sanctuary in the year 1978 as it was the home of different and rare species of Mangroves and rare species of birds and animals. The mangrove plants have been categorized into thirty-five species that belong to a group of 24 families. The mangrove plants have adapted themselves to the environment in which it grows. The sanctuary also has a heavy growth of shrubs and herbs. Numerous species of salt tolerant plant species constitutes its flora, which include tropical and subtropical floral species such as Rhizophora, Avincinia, Sonneratia Aegiceros, and others.
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