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Yala National Park

Yala National Park is a huge area of forest, grassland and lagoons bordering the Indian Ocean, in southeast Sri Lanka. It’s home to wildlife such as leopards, elephants and crocodiles, as well as hundreds of bird species. Inland, Sithulpawwa is an ancient Buddhist monastery. Nearby caves contain centuries-old rock paintings. Southwest, Magul Maha Viharaya also has ancient Buddhist ruins. Both are pilgrimage sites. Address: Hambantota Area: 978.8 km² Established: 1900

Yala National Park Sri Lanka

     
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    Bundala National Park

    Bundala National Park is an internationally important wintering ground for migratory water birds in Sri Lanka. Bundala harbors 197 species of birds, the highlight being the greater flamingo, which migrate in large flocks.
    • Address: Tissamaharama road, Weligatta ., Hambantota 82004
    • Area: 62.18 km²

    Bundala National Park

       
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      Lunugamvehera National Park

      Lunugamvehera National Park in Sri Lanka was declared in 1995, with the intention of protecting the catchment area of the Lunugamvehera reservoir and wildlife of the area. The national park is an important habitat for water birds and elephants
      • Established: December 8, 1995
      • Area: 235 km²

      Lunugamvehera National Park

         

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