yala national park

Yala

Yala National Park

Yala National Park Covering an area of 1300 sq km .yala national park is the biggest and most visited wildlife sanctuary in sri lanka, ideal for viewing the island’s natural Treasures. With a diversity of habitats, including dense jungle, plains, streams, lagoons and rocky outcrops, the terrain in extremely suitable of sri lanka’s leopard, yala star attraction.
Other Animals found in Yala National Park included elephants sloth bear, crocodile, monkey, Buffalo, wild boar, deer, land water monitors , Mongoose and jackal, Nocturnal animals include Indian civet, pangolin, porcupine, and slender loris. There are 150 different species of birds including painted stork, the rare black necked stork, green bee eater .pompadour green pigeon and two endemic bords are the Sri Lanka jungle fowl and brown capped babbler.