The subspecies of Asian elephants are classified under 3 main categories; the endemic species to Sri Lanka is called Elephas maximus maximus, the subspecies of elephants across the Indian sub-peninsula and indo-china territory is called Elephas maximus indicus, and the third group across a specific area of Sumatra Island is called Elephas maximus sumatranus. There is no remarkable difference between the subspecies of the Asian elephant and African elephant.
What is the most majestic sight your eyes have witnessed? In what moment of your life, you have been in a supreme level of calmness and satisfaction that you almost forgot the burdens that heave you down every day? Let me share mine.
Wilderness & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s Anjali Watson and Dr. Andrew Kittle are on a mission in the Highlands of the country. Kumudini Hettiarachchi and Oshani Alwis report.
25th March 2018
Ahaspokuna a destination for those who are looking for something different. It is Sri Lanka’s first ever private wildlife reserve and walking safari camp.
On the 23rd of March during a trek from Ahaspokuna to Gan Ella Waterfalls, where one would usually come across the experience of viewing various kinds of birds and butterflies. Our very own naturalist Manjula got a peculiar scent of something foul close to the waterfall. Continue reading “On foot you feel, hear, smell it …”
As a pioneer in wildlife conservation in Sri Lanka Eco team actively supported another worthwhile conservation project “The SCAR small cat walk 2018”
3 team members of Eco Team Pvt Ltd participated in this noble course held on 17th Feb 2018 at Diyasaru Park, Thalawathugoda.
PANTHERA PARDUS KOTIYA
A.K.A the Sri Lankan Leopard
– In recent news, you may have heard of a stray leopard that has attacked several residents at a tea estate in Dickoya, Hatton. First attacking a woman in the area and then four others who had attempted to save the woman. Continue reading “PANTHERA PARDUS KOTIYA”
The Banham zoo at Norfolk in England is celebrating the birth of two rare and endangered Sri Lankan leopard cubs which were born in September to Sariska and her mate Mias.The cubs are now almost four months old, having had their veterinary checks and vaccinations they have been identified as two females.
Continue reading “Sri Lankan Leopards born in England”