Untangling a turtle tragedy
Travelling to Colombo last Monday morning, the crowded office train was slowing down at the Wellawatta station, when I noticed a turtle on the beach. The turtle was surrounded by puzzled morning joggers who wanted to have a closer look at this unusual visitor.
On the trail of the little known lizards

The cry of a gecko is enough to panic many Sri Lankans for it is widely believed that one should never start or continue an auspicious activity if you hear a gecko when beginning the task. Similarly, if a gecko falls on your body, according to where it falls, there can be different consequences.

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