Leopards and Other Wildlife of Yala
de Silva Wijeyeratne, Gehan. (Ed.) (2004). Leopards & other Wildlife of Yala. Compiled & Edited by Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne. Photography by Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne. A Jetwing Publication: Colombo. 232 pages. 22 cm x 25 cm. ISBN 955 – 1079 – 00 – 0.This book combines the design element and strong visual focus of a coffee table book with authoritative text from some of Sri Lanka’s leading wildlife writers. The thirteen contributors cover a variety of topics from Leopards, Elephants, smaller mammals, birds, butterflies and dragonflies to plant life and conservation. The book is a useful introduction not only to Yala but also to the wildlife of the other parks and reserves in Sri Lanka’s dry lowlands.
“A visually stunning and beautifully designed book with many fabulous photos and a wide range of readable articles on Sri Lanka’s lowland wildlife. This book fills a notable void in the literature and is a brilliant introduction to one of the finest parks in Asia, Yala National Park”.
Nigel Redman, Publisher and Editor (Christopher Helm and A&C Black, UK)”This book stands as a comprehensive and stimulating volume, that you will return to time and time again”
Renuka Sadanandan, Deputy Editor, Sunday Times