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New theme (nr 4) Theme 4 "Sri Lanka, it's wildlife" in my serie Why I do love Sri Lanka so much ?
Spectaculair country for wildlife lovers. In January we visited a.o. the Wilpatty National Park as well as the Wasgamuwa National Park. Guess that any wildlife ranger will always tell you you had your lucky day. Nevertheless, with lots of wild elephants, a leopard, a sloth bear, spotted deer, the Sambar Deer, monitor lizards, lots of monkeys in various species, wolfs, beautiful colourful birds in many kind. To get short, a immens kick for wildlife lovers.
On picture the Sambar Deer (vulnerable according IUCN Red List as since 2008), also called Rusa Unicolor, in Dutch paardhert of Aristoteleshert, sniffing up the fresh smell of early morning hours. Impressive animal ... January 23, 2019