A top film team will be arriving in Sri Lanka to embed themselves in the landscape and record the best of our amazing and varied wildlife. It follows the success of Camp Zambia, a stunning African wildlife showcase shot for the Love Nature channel.
The Australian newspaper’s travel writer Kendall Hill extols a recent visit to Yala National Park, Sri Lanka’s premiere wildlife reserve, while luxuriating in the comforts of Chena Huts safari camp and beachfront lodge.
The Kirala Kele wetland in southern Sri Lanka is a haven for birds and birdwatchers alike, and the arrival of the rare migratory Baillon’s Crake marked a fitting celebration for World Wetland Day earlier this month.
Sri Lanka’s Daily Mirror newspaper highlights a story on the multimedia Motherboard website hailing Sri Lanka’s 1,000 leopards as “a keystone species in the ecological parlance of the country”.
There is a rapidly growing niche for bird watching tourism in Sri Lanka, according to the experts gathered in Colombo for the recent International Conference on Bird, Biodiversity and Tourism (ICBBT) 2016.
A huge step forward in how wildlife is managed in captivity—and a boost for tourism—has been made by Sri Lanka’s Dehiwela Zoo, which is run by the Department of National Zoological Gardens.