SRI LANKA
2002


"Venom"

Aluthnuwara, Central Province


Aluthnuwara is located a short distance off the Kandy to Colombo road, dropping down from the Kandian Highlands. We made short excursion there from Gampola.

Wetland at Aluthnuwara
Rice-paddy at Aluthnuwara
Rice-paddy at Aluthnuwara
Rice-paddy path/dyke at Aluthnuwara Tree house for during harvest - elephant spotting?

 

The only snake we found was yet another Humpnose pitviper (Hypnale hypnale), this is a very common snake in Sri Lanka.

Pitviper from Aluthnuwara
Humpnosed pitviper, Hypnale hypnale