Monday, August 12, 2013

SRI LANKA ~Leopard-Yala National Park- ~

...fantastic postcard with great stamp... a leopard in the wild...I've been sooo spoiled with amazing postcards from an island on which I fell in love thanks to my dear postcard friend Ravindra... can't wait to see more postcards of this serie...I just love it ^__^. Thanks a million Ravindra!!

six new  stamps are selected with animals living in the Yala National Park (Issued 28-07- 2013)  to coincide with the completion of seventy five years of the network of Wild Life Reserves in Sri Lanka. Hawks-bill Turtle-Swamp Crocodile-Elephant-Black-necked Stork-The Wild Boar -The Spotted Deer.

Yala National Park- one of the largest national parks in the country located on Sri lank's South Eastern Coast where you are surrounded by plains, forests, lagoons, coastline, a diverse range of animals and an abundance of bird life.

 With over 35 leopards, Yala West has one of the world’s densest leopard populations and is renowned as one of the best places in which to see one of these stunning cats.

 44 species of mammals are resident in Yala National Park.

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