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Sundarbans Tiger Widows (51 images)

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After Cyclone Aila struck the Sundarbans in 2009, locals still struggle with logged salt water that renders fertile farming land unusable on Gosaba island, Sundarban, West Bengal, India, on 18th January, 2012. Due to this loss of livelihood, many have had to turn to fishing or wild honey gathering in the forest reserve, exposing themselves to becoming prey for the sanctuary's booming tiger population. A successful Royal Bengal tiger breeding program has increased their numbers but decreased...
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