The temperament between the two species has been known to vary; while Mugger crocodiles have been observed to show a lighter temperament (due to being more social), the Saltwater crocodile has been observed to display a more aggressive temperament, owing to its territorial nature. Both crocodylians however, are known to be man-eaters.
Often referred to as the closest living creature from the period of dinosaurs, crocodiles date back some 230 million years, and have existed virtually unchanged for the past 65 million years. Lead researcher Dinal Samarasinghe gives us insights in the first of our series covering these ancient reptiles.
Two male elephants in Yala, named Humpy and Nelum, shadow each other over a period of months, but are careful to not make any contact or acknowledgement of the other. They turn up in the same grasslands and water holes, yet it’s as if a purposeful avoidance of the other is in place.
Wildlife is our business, but this special sighting took even us by surprise!
Guest Blog: How to get a great bear sighting in Yala — patience and skill to navigate away from the crowds!
A guest’s account of leopard hunting monkeys up in a tree ~ while on safari with us in the Yala National Park!
A pictorial essay of just one of the amazing leopard sightings we have been treated to in February and March this year.