Experience the amazing world of Sri Lankan Reptiles

SriLankanReptiles.com offers you the most illustrated, complete web guide to the diverse reptile fauna of the island of Sri Lanka - a world reptile HOTSPOT

Sri Lanka is a humid tropical island lying in the South Asian region, southwest of the Indian peninsula, in the Indian Ocean, between latitudes 5o 55' and 9o 51' N and longitudes 79o 41' - 81o 54' E. During the late Miocene period, a section of the Tethys sea (the existing Palk strait and Gulf of Mannar) detached the extreme portion of mainland India and turned Sri Lanka into an island. The island is 65,610 km2 in area, of which 64,742 km2 is land and the remainder is inland water...

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Lizard Book

"The Lizard Book"


Lizard Book

The most complete field guide up-to-date guide on Sri Lankan lizards. It covers all known lizards (agamids, chameleons, geckos, skinks, snake-eye lizards...

"The Snake Book"


Snake Book

This book, the first comprehensive local language guide to the snakes of Sri Lanka, is aimed at both amateurs and specialists...