Leopards of Yala

Additional Web and Print Resources

Web Sites

Sri Lanka Wildlife Conservation Society’s Leopard Project

http://www.slwcs.org/

Updates on the Sri Lankan leopard’s status as well as information about poaching.

Leopard

http://lynx.uio.no/catfolk/sp-accts.htm

Biology, habits, and more from the Cat Specialist Group of the World Conservation Union.

Leopards and other big cats

http://www.jetwingeco.com/web_pages/education/lecture_series_mod4.html

A briefing from two leopard biologists working in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka

http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/ce.html

A country description from the CIA.

Bird photos from Yala National Park

http://www.pbase.com/dbehrens/yala_ii

Photos by David Behrens.

Sri Lankan leopards

http://www.iucn.org/places/srilanka/TigerArch.htm

Information, including a photo of a leopard in Yala park, from the IUCN.

Gordon Buchanan

http://www.mikebirkhead.com/people_buchanan.html

A brief bio of the Leopards of Yala wildlife photographer.

Books

Campbell, Verity, et al. LONELY PLANET SRI LANKA. London: Lonely Planet, 2001.

Gurung, K. K. Field GUIDE TO THE MAMMALS OF THE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: WHERE TO WATCH MAMMALS IN INDIA, NEPAL, BHUTAN, BANGLADESH, SRI LANKA AND PAKISTAN. New York: Academic Press, 1998.

Harrison, John. A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF SRI LANKA. London: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Middleton, Don. LEOPARDS. New York: Powerkids Press, 1999.

New Holland Ltd. GLOBETROTTER SRI LANKA: TRAVEL MAP. London: New Holland, 2000.