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A visit to Can Gio World Biosphere Reserve

posted Jun 11, 2012, 7:02 PM by Dong Travel   [ updated Aug 22, 2013, 3:03 AM by Wisata DongTravel ]
Can Gio mangrove forest, which was recognised by UNESCO in 2000 as the biosphere reserve, has attracted numerous local and foreign visitors for its distinct fauna and flora.

As the only coastal district of Ho Chi Minh City, Can Gio has a total area of 714sq.km, half of which is mangrove forest.
Can Gio has around 32,000 hectares of natural and planted forests, considered as the ‘green lung’ of the city and opening up great prospects for ecotourism.

It also has more than 200 species of animals, including 11 species of reptiles listed in the Vietnam Red Book. It boasts of 125 species of seaweeds, 69 species of fish, 24 species of amphibians, and 22 species of birds. 

Let’s make a tour of the biosphere reserve:

Walking through a suspension bridge into the reserve

Yellow-cheeked crested gibbons are in dire need of protection

Deers also have their own living space


Source: VOV