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Minneriya

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Minneriya National ParkMinneriya National ParkMinneriya National Park
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    District: Polonnaruwa, State: North Central, Sri Lanka
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Minneriya National ParkThis National Park 8889 hectares in extent is famous for its large population of Elephants in herds of 100 to 150 roaming in the jungle and seen in the catchment area of the lake.

Entrance is at Ambagaswewa about 6 km from Habarana on the main Habarana Polonnaruwa road. Office is by the side of the main road.
Elephants, about 300 wild Elephants, Wild Buffaloes, Wild Boar, Spotted Deer, Sloth Bear, Sambhur, Leopards, Crocodiles, Jackals, 9 kinds of amphibians, 25 kinds of reptiles, 160 species of birds, 26 varieties of fishes, 78 varieties of butterflies are recorded from the Minneriya National Park.


Timings: 7am-5pm


Remarks: Famous for its large population of Elephants in herds of 100 to 150