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calendar_icon_grey 2018-05-24
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Rare species at andaman

THE WONDER SPECIES AT ANDAMAN

As people already know that Andaman and Nicobar is a stunning and marvelous creation of God. This place is full of excitement and thriller adventure water sports. Andaman and Nicobar island is well known for its natural beauty as well as rare animals. In Andaman tour Package, tourist can watch and explore the rare species. Today to know the interesting facts about these unique animals of Andaman and Nicobar island.

In Andaman and Nicobar tour following is the list of most precious animals.

Sea turtle: Andaman and Nicobar is a fantastic place for finding rare kind of animals. The tourist sees the one of rare marine animal, i.e., sea turtle. Sea turtle is also known as the black turtle, and it falls into a category of an endangered species. It belongs to the family of chelonioidea. Sea turtle is mainly in warm water temperature, and their body temperature always remains 14°f ( 8°c ). They eat many water animal for their survival like jellyfish, seaweed, crab, shrimp, etc. Mostly turtleback is made up of the hard shell, but in case of sea turtle, their back is made up of a leathery shell. The leather shell of sea turtle is made up of small plates. Sea turtle is enormous in comparison to other turtles, and the size of sea turtle is 6 - 9 ft in length, 3 - 5 ft in width and weight up to 1500 lbs. In childhood years ( 8 - 10 years ) sea turtle finds food to eat and shelter to live. When sea turtle reaches the level of maturity or adulthood, then male turtle live near sea shore to impress female sea turtle. During nesting period female turtle come on the beach to lay their eggs. After reaching the level of maturity only 3 - 4 will survive because their survival rate is meager. Just like humans sea turtle also has lungs to breath. But maximum time sea turtle practice to hold their breath for a long time because they maximum time live in water and when they can't keep they come on the surface to breathe. Sea turtle maximum holds their breath for 5 - 40 minutes in water and a sleeping sea turtle can hold breath for 4 - 7 hours in water.

Spinner Dolphin: is grey and has a slender body, triangular dorsal fin, narrow rib cage. They are carnivorous animals and have 45 to 65 teeth on each side of the mouth, and they mainly eat squish, fish, shrimp, etc. Depending on the season they adopt different habitat and spinner dolphin sleep in the daytime and active during night time. Spinner dolphin live in pods of 100 and they easily deep dive underwater near about 900 m for 9 minutes in search of food. They are very social and friendly animals, and they can communicate with each other in whistle sound. The maturity period of female dolphin starts in between the age of 4 to 7 years and in male dolphin begins between the age of 4 to 7 year. During pregnancy period female dolphin give birth to a baby after ten months, and the relation between the dolphin and their baby is healthy. Spinner Dolphin lifespan lies between 20 to 30 years.

Short-finned pilot whale: Another endangered species of rare animal in Andaman and Nicobar Island is the short-finned pilot whale. The scientific name of the short-finned pilot whale is “Globicephala Macrorhynchus,” and it belongs to the family of “Delphinidae.” A person can call short-finned pilot whale by another name, i.e., “cheetahs of the deep.” By comparing the size of a human being with the short-finned pilot whale in length, it is thrice time bigger than a human being. The size of a male whale differs from the female whale that is 5.5 m and 3.7m respectively, and both male and female weight lies between 1000 to 3000 kg. These whales live in warmer and deeper area, and they always live in pods of 20 - 25 sometimes you can see them in the group of 100. At the time of adulthood, one male whale is surrounded with 8 - 9 female whale after some time male whale leaves that group and enter to another group but the pod of whale stays together of whole life. A female whale is mature at the age of 10 years and can have 5 - 6 calf in his entire lifespan. At the age of 40, they cannot give birth because they also go through the period of menopause. The lifespan of a male short-finned whale is 45 years, and the lifespan of a female short-finned blue whale is 60 years.

Those people who go on vacation with their family then Andaman and Nicobar island is one of the best places for the vacation trip.