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November 14, 2019

Yala Forest Safari

The place we stayed at Yale National forest had set up Jeep Safari for us. A little bit of history about the forest. Yala National park is the second largest park in the island. Covers a 979 square kilometers (378 square miles/ roughly 97000 hectares. This park is divided into 5 blocks, through safari we get to see through Block 1 and Block 2.

 

This forest consists of Asian Elephants, Leopards, Sloth Bear, Jackal and wide variety of Birds. During the Jeep Safari, I got to see Elephants, Jackal, Wild Buffalo’s, Deer, Mouse deer and Mongosse.

 

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Elephants

 

 

 

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Wild Buffalo

 

 

 

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Deer

 

It was amazing to see these animals roam freely in front of your eyes in their natural environment.

 

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Wild Boars

 

 

It was amazing to see so many different animals living together. Some pictures of the Birds, I got to take.

 

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Peacock

 

 

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Crocodile hiding in the water

 

 

 

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Crocodile resting with its mouth open

 

 

 

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The only disappointment was not getting to see a single Leopard, when that forest is know for Leopard. Jokingly I like to say that all of them went on vacation when I decided to go and see them. :):)

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4 thoughts on “Yala Forest Safari

  1. Thanks for following OMBH.. I don’t always have the time to visit your blog but I’ll try and do hope you find a smile or five when you visit mine!
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    1. It’s an amazing experience to see them up close. Just walking in front of you and you feel grounded, if they decided for one moment to come at you, then u have no choice. Where can u run, when you are disrupting their world.

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