The rarest animals in the wild :
Red slender Loris
The ones people are most enthusiastic about :
Sri Lanka Asian elephants
Marine facts :
26 species of cetaceans rule the waters surrounding the country
It is one of the best locations for whale and dolphin watching with a sizeable number of Blue whales.
The birds :
433 varieties of birds can be seen in the country.
233 of them are resident to Sri Lanka.
20 of them are endemic to the country, while another 80 have developed distinct Sri Lankan races.