Udawalawe Sri Lanka
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Situated 170 km southeast of Colombo, the Uda Walawe (Udawalawe) National Park covers area of approximately 30,821 hectares in the dry zone. This park lies within the Ratnapura and Monaragala districts and sitting in the middle of the park is the Uda Walawe Reservoir.
This Park comprises grasslands and thorn scrubs and many valuable species of trees especially teak.
It is largely inhabited by elephants, spotted deer, sambhur, water buffaloes, mongoose, bandicoots, foxes, water monitor lizards, crocodiles, wild boars, Toque Monkeys, Grey Langur, leopards and 30 varieties of snakes.
Bird life of Uda Walawe (Udawalawe) National Park includes Sri Lanka Jungle Fowl, Sri Lanka Grey Hornbill, Malabar Pied Hornbill, Wooly-necked Stork, Black-headed Ibis, Black-shouldered Kite, White-bellied Sea Eagle, Crested Serpent Eagle, Changeable Hawk Eagle, Shikrs, Sirkeer Malkoha, and Blue-faced Malkoha.
Udawalawe, Sri Lanka is located 202 km from Sri Lanka's international airport and 170 km from Colombo.
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