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How many forests are there in Sri Lanka
According to the U.N. FAO, 28.8% or about 1,860,000 ha of Sri Lanka was forested in 2010, according to FAO. Of this 9.0% ( 167,000 ) is classified as primary forest
Animals in the Sinharaja Rainforest
Mammals, reptiles, amphibians and butterflies
Eendemic Trees are in Sri Lanka
Endemic plants in Sinharaja Forest Reserve • There are about 217 endemic plants can be found in Sri Lanka. About 140 plant species are located in Sinharaja Forest Reserve.
Percentage of forest cover in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka current forest cover as at 2017 was 29.7%. By 2005 this had fallen by approximately 26 percent. (29.46% in 2018) Between 1990 and 2000
Is Sri Lanka a jungle
This ecoregion is the home of the jungle shrew, a small endemic mammal of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka has the highest density of amphibian species worldwide.
National Tree of Sri Lanka
Ceylon ironwood is the national tree of Sri Lanka. The oily seeds are edible when well cooked, and both the seeds and the flowers are used locally in traditional medicine.