Sri Lanka, the wonder of Asia is a unique travel destination in the world. The best country to visit in 2019 as per the Lonely Planet. A paradise for bird watchers and wildlife enthusiasts.. Probably the best wildlife destination outside Africa. Also a blend of cultural experience. Sigiriya Rock Fortress which is considered as the 8th wonder of the world, is a great display of ancient architecture.
Monday, June 15, 2020
Sri Lanka Giant Squirrel - Ratufa Macroura ශ්රී ලංකා දඩුලේනා
Sri Lanka Giant Squirrel is the National Animal of Sri Lanka.This animal is active mostly during the cooler part of the day mean from dawn to about 9am in the morning and from about 4pm to until dusk in the evening. There are three sub species has identified in Sri Lanka. They are Ratufa Macroura Macroura (Distribution - from the highest peaks to the down about 1200 m), Ratufa Macroura Dandolena (Distribution - Dry Zone lowlands), and Ratufa Macroura Melanochra (Distribution - Low country wet zone, The Kelani River Valley, Sinharaja Rain Forest, and forested parts of Kalutara, Galle, and Matara districts). #Squirrels #Wildlife #Adventure