Monday, December 19, 2016

Sri Lanka: Central Highlands

Central Highlands of Sri Lanka is a recognised world Heritage Site in Sri Lanka. On 31 July 2010. These are rain forests, where the elevation reaches 2,500 metres (8,200 ft) above sea level. The region harbors a variety of mammal species including the bear monkey, Trachypithecus vetulus monticola, (a subspecies of purple-faced langur) and the Horton Plains slender loris, Loris tardigradus nycticeboides, (a subspecies of red slender loris).

Thanks to Dr Kiran Acharya.

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