Small lizard at Ella.
Water monitor in the stream at Polonnarawara. He's 4 - 5 feet long, with a blue tongue.
Praying mantis outside our room, Habarana.
Puffer fish caught in the fishing net at Trincomalee - along with a couple of turtles and scores of purple jellyfish.
Bats roosting on a tree, Yala National Park.
Wild tortoise, Cultural Triangle.
Small monitor lizard in hotel grounds at Habanara.
Sri Lanka wildlife 2015
The wildlife in Sri Lanka is absolutely stunning - so much biodiversity. This is a larger than usual page to capture some of the wonderful sights, from Yala National Park to hotel grounds or simply crossing the road. It's frustrating that some photos (crocodile, kingfisher, hornbill) weren't good enough to include.
Wild amaryllis at Budurawala
Crane in Yala National Park.
Black-faced monkey, Yala National Park.
Chipmunk in hotel grounds at Habanara.
Elephants at the Pinneware elephant orphanage.
Dolphins off the coast at Trincomalee.
Peacock in Yala National Park.
Land monitor beside the road. He's 3 - 4 feet long and the traffic stopped to let him pass - a protected species.
Water bison and stork, Yala National Park.
Wild elephant crossing the road in the Cultural Triangle.
Black-faced monkeys in the hotel grounds at Habanara.
Web page maintained by Gillian Beer. Last updated 3 December, 2015 .