Cloud Forests (Knuckles Mountain Range)

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Photographer’s remarks

The cloudy forests of Sri Lanka contain many unique and threatened species. Less than 5% of Sri Lanka’s original cloud forests remain due to widespread clearing of forests for cultivation of commercial crops, primarily tea. These forests are the only home in the world for at least 20 endangered and critically endangered species, and provide critical habitat for a total of 30 species threatened with extinction.


Knuckles, Srilanka

Name of photographer

Arvind Bhatt

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