The wildlife reserve "Yala Protected Area Complex" is part of Sri Lanka's biodiversity hotspot. It contains both lowland tropical forest and important wetlands. Most of Sri Lanka's vertebrate species are found in Yala, including elephant, bear and leopard. Within the park, at least 700 species of flowering plants, 41 mammal species, and 168 species of resident and migrant birds can be found here.
This book attempts to present the reader with comprehensive and important information on the biodiversity, ecology and other aspects of this tropical wildlife paradise.