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Jungle frolicking in Yala

Jungle frolicking in Yala

By Juilet Coombe

Already a balmy hot day, we ensure we have enough water and our camera equipment before we go to meet the smiling and very affable Chamara Amarasinghe, Jetwing Yala hotel’s naturalist with five years service to Jetwing. Acting as the guide for ...

Vil Uyana’s Red Light District – Slender Loris Watching

Vil Uyana’s Red Light District – Slender Loris Watching

By Juliet Coombe

The moon vanished behind the clouds and a thin whistle like call indicated the male Slender Loris is around, a rare clown like monkey that probably got its name from The Dutch that saw the species as the jungle jester. An adorable monkey with a clown...

Endangered Neighbours

Endangered Neighbours

By Royston Ellis

I was surprised to learn recently that I am living with an endangered species of neighbours whose survival is in serious jeopardy. When I hear a rumble on my roof I know that the jolly creatures that often picnic in my garden are taking a short cut c...