Rare sighting of a Leopard at The Rainforest Ecolodge

Jan 2016
By wpMUuser

The Sinharaja Forest Reserve located in the southwest of Sri Lanka, is the country’s last viable primary tropical rainforest. It is a biodiversity hotspot and due to its international significance has been designated a Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site by UNESCO. More than 60% of the trees are endemic and many of them are considered rare. There is much endemic wildlife, especially birds, but the reserve is also home to over 50% of Sri Lanka’s endemic species of mammals and butterflies, as well as many kinds of insects, reptiles and amphibians most of which are very rare and endangered.


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