Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Why Sri Lanka is considered as a best wildlife destination in the world?


A blend of game drives, marine life, and diverse of landscapes, all packed into a compact area Sri Lanka provides an unparalleled experience for wildlife enthusiasts.  Sri Lanka has become the easiest place in the world to see the blue whales; the largest mammal ever lived on the planet. On top of that Yala National Park has become the most popular park to see Leopards in the world as it has the highest density of leopards in a compact area.

·         Highest rates of the biological endemism – 16% of its fauna and 23% of its flora are endemic to the country.

·         Abundance of birdlife – According to the last known records more than 500 bird species are recorded in Sri Lanka including the migrants. Out of that more than 30 species are endemic to Sri Lanka.

·         The largest gathering of the Asian Elephants on the bed of the Minneriya Lake during the months of September and October. Hundreds of elephants congregate around the reservoir.

·         Sri Lanka’s very own big five – Elephants, Leopards, Sloth Bears, Blue Whales, and Sperm Whales

·         Stunning accommodation options are available adjacent to the popular wildlife destinations.

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