Thursday, 23 November 2017

Wild Sri Lanka - Lunugamvehera National Park

A visit to Lunugamvehera National Park yielded wonderful results. Lunugamverhera National Park is just adjacent from Yala National Park. We were told by the guide that Yala was very crowded. If we ever see the leopard, there will be a jeep queue. It is not easy to have a good view of the leopard.  So he proposed to visit Lunugamvehera instead.

Well, I must say, it was totally worth it. We saw 3 leopards in total and a close encounter with the sloth bear!

Sri Lanka Leopard taking a break on a dirt track
Licking its paw


Close-up of the licking action
Grooming itself


Ruddy Mongoose foliaging in the undergrowth under shade