Sri Lanka - Sinharaja Forest Reserve

Located in south-west Sri Lanka, Sinharaja is the country's last viable area of primary tropical rainforest. More than 60% of the trees are endemic and many of them are considered rare. There is much endemic wildlife, especially birds, but the reserve is also home to over 50% of Sri Lanka's endemic species of mammals and butterflies, as well as many kinds of insects, reptiles and rare amphibians.

Date of Inscription. 1988
further informations: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/405

Sinharaja Forest Reserve

Sinharaja Forest Reserve


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