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The Beast

This week we went cage diving to see the white sharks. It was an awesome experienced and heres a few facts I learned on our trip: 233 more words

Travelling to countries with yellow fever? Get vaccinated first, MOH says

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SINGAPORE: Travellers planning to visit countries where yellow fever is endemic should get themselves vaccinated against the disease at least 10 days before their trip, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said on Tuesday (May 17). 254 more words

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Sri Lankan Junglefowl

Physical Characteristics

As the norm for the genus Gallus, the males and females can be easily identified due to their different colours. Males are reddish orange to yellow in colour, sporting a red comb (crest) and a yellow patch in the centre. 167 more words


Sri Lanka grey hornbill


The Grey Hornbill is a large bird about 59 cm in length. Its wings are grey with black primary flight feathers. It has a grey back, and a brown crown. 129 more words


Endemic birds of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is home to 26 endemic bird species and seven proposed endemic species. The total number of bird species recorded in the island is 492 of which 219 are breeding residents. 266 more words


Chestnut-backed Owlet

The chestnut-backed owlet (Glaucidium castanotum), is an owl which is endemic to Sri Lanka. This species is a part of the larger grouping of owls known as typical owls, Strigidae, which contains most of the smaller owl species. 294 more words


Sri Lanka Blue Magpie

The Sri Lanka Blue Magpie or Ceylon Blue Magpie is endemic to Sri Lanka. This is a forest species, often seen in small groups. 685 more words