Nature-Rich Environment of Sri Lanka
This 65,610 km2 island is the pearl of the Indian ocean. It’s also one of the world’s 25 Biodiversity Hot Spots. What does that mean? Well, it means; despite its small size, Sri Lanka is a paradise with a nature-rich environment. That’s not all. Per each 10,000 square km, this paradise island has the highest Biodiversity in Asia. So, why can’t we rank it as the “Best Place” to visit in Asia? Yes; we could, and let’s see why.
Sri Lanka’s Biodiversity
This is a top factor which proves Sri Lanka is the best place to visit in Asia. This relatively small country has 4000 species of flowering plants; 59 species of amphibians; 07 species of freshwater fish; 435 species of birds; 174 species of reptiles; and 140 species of mammals. Well, that’s not all; we have several thousand invertebrates within this 65,610 km2 island. 27% of the flowering plants and 22% of the mammals are endemic to Sri Lanka, which is a remarkably high proportion. 24 wild reserves make homes for…
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