Nov 24, 2023 · This process of ‘pure exploration’ began in Sri Lanka only during the Dutch period. And it is the lives of these explorers, on to the early post-colonial period, that Rohan Pethiyagoda describes in his new book, ‘Green Gold: the discovery of Sri Lanka’s biodiversity’, published by Dilmah Conservation. In this, Pethiyagoda draws ...
Nov 25, 2023 · Peter Kee Lin Ng - Wikispecies Peter Kee Lin Ng Peter Kee Lin Ng, Singaporean carcinologist and ichthyologist. Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore, 14 Science Drive 4, Singapore. Contents 1 Taxon names authored 2 Eponyms 3 Publications 3.1 1984 3.2 1985 3.3 1986 3.4 1987 3.5 1988 3.6 1989
Nov 29, 2023 · A trap gun is a locally made, mussel-loading illegal firearm used in Sri Lanka to hunt animals by setting it up on routes frequented by game animals such as wild boar. Image courtesy of Ape Pituwa ...
2 days ago · The tiger ( Panthera tigris) is the largest living cat species and a member of the genus Panthera. It is most recognisable for its dark vertical stripes on orange fur with a white underside. An apex predator, it primarily preys on ungulates, such as deer and wild boar.
Nov 28, 2023 · National Bird Sri Lanka Jungle Fowl – Very colorful ground bird, endemic to Sri Lanka is the national bird of Sri Lanka. Distributed commonly in Sri Lanka’s jungle and dense scrub through out. Roosts high in trees at nights. Flies up to tree branches when threatened.
1 day ago · The three Transcaucasian republics of Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan are included in the List of European species extinct in the Holocene, even though most or all of their territory may fall within Asia depending of the definition of Europe that is followed. Many extinction dates are unknown due to a lack of relevant information.
2 days ago · Experts recognize 17 to 19 subspecies, which vary in appearance and range; disagreement exists over whether the distinctive Barbary falcon is represented by two subspecies of Falco peregrinus or is a separate species, F. pelegrinoides.