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Sinharaja Forest Reserve
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Sinharaja Forest Reserve

Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Natural
Country: Sri Lanka
Best of: Reserve, Wildlife
Located in south-west Sri Lanka, Sinharaja is the country's last viable area of primary tropical rainforest. More than 60% of the trees are endemic and many of them are considered rare. There is much endemic wildlife, especially birds, but the reserve is also home to over 50% of Sri Lanka's endemic species of mammals and butterflies, as well as many kinds of insects, reptiles and rare amphibians. [More Details]
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