Say Hello to the Locals

Natta & Brother

“12.12.2012. An unforgettable day for me and a couple of my friends. Our first trip ...

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Sumedha Tusker

“We did a one day trip to Minneriya National Park just to see the magnificent tusker...

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Nalaka Tusker

“While observing the behavior of birds in Koma Wewa with a few friends, we noticed a...

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Maradanmaduwa Male 1

One of two brother initially seen as approximately 2 months old cubs in February 2015. Not...

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Somawathiya Tusker

“For years, I have been longing to catch a glimpse of a wild tusker known as “Soma...

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Hamu

Hamu is a majestic animal who does not bother about anyone’s presence. According to ...

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Dwarf Elephant

“For the last five years, I have been chasing behind a dwarf elephant in Udawalawe N...

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Palukolawala Female 1

Assumed natal area is Palukolawala. Bravest of three siblings, is currently the queen of T...

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Barana Tusker

“We were on a trip to Kalawewa National Park to observe elephants, when we came acro...

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“Y”

“We ventured into the Wilpattu National Park in the hope of photographing the new ma...

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Nandimitra Tusker

“This might be the last photograph taken of this majestic tusker with both his tuske...

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Wild Ponies in Delft Island

The wild ponies are a legacy left behind by the Portuguese rulers for ponies are not endem...

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Borupan Female 1

The current star of Wilpattu. Initially seen on the Lunuwewa bungalow road. Long sightings...

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Gemunu Tusker

Aged around 40 – 45 years old he got his name from Minister Sajith Premadasa in 1991/92....

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Grey Slender Loris’ in Sigiriya

Similar to other primates, the mothers carry their young under their abdomen area. Also th...

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Kurutupandi Female 1

“eyeone” as she is commonly known, as she has a milky film over her right eye....

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Kombansanchi Poval Male 1

Also known as “Y” as he has a spot pattern on his forehead that resembles a Y....

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Pannikarvillu Male 1

He goes by many popular names, Prince, panther and most popularly as “natta”. ...

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Sambar Deer at Horton Plains

Sri Lankan sambar deer (Rusa unicolor unicolor) is a sub-species of sambar deer that lives...

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Pannikarvillu Male 2

The sibling of Pannikavillu Male 1, was the shyer of the two brothers and was and is not a...

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Mahapettessa Female 1

Goes by “broken tail” due to a kink in her tail. A older female and not seen a...

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