Sperm Whale Project

In Sri Lanka sperm whales are found throughout the islands territorial waters, in small pods of 1 to 15 individuals, with the occasional pod of 30 or more individuals being recorded from the northeast, southern and northwestern coastal waters.

Mygalomorph Spiders

Mygalomorph Spiders in Sri Lanka are facing severe threats due to habitat loss, and collection for pet trade. There has been no systematic effort to understand mygalomorph diversity of the country in the past.

Sloth Bear Project

The Sri Lankan sloth bear Melursus ursinus inornatus, (Show & Nodder, 1791) is Sri Lankas only surviving native Ursidae and is currently classified as Locally Endangered (MOE) and Globally Vulnerable (IUCN).