Sri Lanka

Wilpattu National Park

A renowned wildlife sanctuary in Sri Lanka distinguished by its unique "willus" or natural lakes, home to leopards, elephants, and diverse birdlife.

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Clutching the north-western edge of Sri Lanka, the colossal Wilpattu National Park should be relatively easy to reach from Colombo. It’s also a world apart from the big city. With wetlands and wild forests, freshwater lakes and basins of salt grass, it hosts a mind-boggling array of fauna. You’ve got mugger crocs and eagles, kites and rat snakes. But, once again, it’s the leopards that hit the headlines.

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Wilpattu National Park Articles

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