Geographically Andhra Pradesh stands as the fifth largest state in India with the longest coastline stretching over 1000 Kms. The State is bestowed with two mighty river systems of Krishna and Godavari. The State has wide and varied vegetation types enriched by a variety of flora and fauna. The long sea coast provides the nesting ground for sea turtles, fishes, prawns, crabs etc., the back water of Pulicat lake are the feeding grounds for Flamingo & Grey Pelican, the estuaries of river Godavari and Krishna support rich mangrove forests with Fishing Cat and Otters.