Month: August 2017

Dehiwala Zoo

Most people’s first experience of seeing exotic animals was in a zoo. Air travel now offers the chance to visit wild places but zoos still have a role to play. Sri Lanka’s zoo is at Dehiwala near Colombo; it was founded in 1936 and hopes to contribute to conservation, education and animal welfare. While the [Continue]

Yala National Park

Yala is Sri Lanka’s most famous National Park. It is believed that the Park has one of the largest concentrations of leopards anywhere in the world. It is also home to buffalo, crocodile, sloth bear and over 300 elephants. It is located in the south east of the Island and as such has always been [Continue]

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