With great matching stamp nr 5 of six new stamps 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. -Hawksbill Turtle-Swamp Crocodile-Elephant-Black-necked Stork -The Wild Boar -The Spotted Deer.
The Spotted deer is the most common of all four Sri Lankan deer species, they live in smaller family groups. They use the jungle as cover and come out to feed when they feel it is safe. They eat many types of grasses, fruits, leaves and berries. Their predators are man, leopards, Jackals and Sloth bears.The females normally only give birth to one fawn each year.