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The Land of Gems - Sri Lanka

The Land of Gems – Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is ranked as the top five gem-bearing nations in the world, for its greatest concentration of gems found most parts of the island. All types of gems such as Blue & Yellow Sapphire, Amethyst, Aquamarine, Pathmaraga, Star Ruby & Star Sapphire are found here specially the city Ratnapu

Marine turtles of Sri Lanka and visit the Turtles Hatcheries

Marine turtles of Sri Lanka and visit the Turtles Hatcheries

Marine turtles were living in the ocean for about 190 million years. Among them there are 08 marine turtle species are living in the world today, among them 05 of the species can be seen in Sri Lanka. There are about 15 turtle sanctuaries along the cost line from Colombo to Yala. Marine turtles a

Butterflies of Sri Lanka

Butterflies are very colorful and important insect living in our environment. They help in the stability of the natural diversity of the environment. In Zoological terms butterflies belongs to the Phylum Arthropoda and class Insecta Compared with other countries Sri Lanka has significant amount of

Bio Diversity in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a paradise island with remarkable bio diversity. The magnitude of bio diversity is very high in Sri Lanka to its proportions. Because of this Sri Lanka is ranked as the 10th highest in its bio diversification.Although Sri Lanka is a tropical island which is close to the equator the geog

Arts and Crafts of Sri Lanka

Traditional Arts and Crafts of Sri Lanka Sri Lanka is a rich country with varied heritage of traditional arts and craft. The colorful handicrafts are made out of natural indigenous raw materials by craftsman and women who?s skills are passed by generations to generation. Sri Lankan handicra