The majestic Sri Lankan Leopard is indeed a regal creature that evokes ardent admiration and awe. It is one of the most beautiful animals that the paradise island of Sri Lanka boasts of. The subspecies is native to Sri Lanka. Every year countless numbers of tourists visit many national parks in island, hoping to catch a glimpse of this rare beauty.
Yala National Park is the second largest and the most popular national park in the country. It has one of the highest leopard densities in the world! The highlight of a safari tour in this national park will certainly be the moment when one spots a mighty leopard. Even Wilpattu National Park has a number of roaming leopards. The dry season is the best time to visit these national parks as the animals roam out of their hiding places in search of water.
The beautiful Sri Lankan leopard has a rusty yellow coat with dark spots. This subspecies is quite large in size too. In the year 2008, the Sri Lankan leopard was listed as Endangered in the IUCN Red List. Indeed, efforts have to be taken to preserve this beautiful species for the benefit of the future generations.
If you desire to have a tour arranged in a national park in the island to witness the magnificent splendor of Sri Lankan leopards, you can get in touch with Green Holiday Centre. These tours will surely remain etched in your mind for many years to come!