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Ākāsa Chethiya 2:2 Female (2016)

Akasa Chethiya 2:2 female cub was first photographed in August 2016, at the Akasa Chethiya road with her mother, the Akasa Chethiya 2:3 female.

Female

Ali Gala 3:4 Female 1

Ali Gala 3:4 female 1 was sighted and first photographed for identification in July 2014, at the Ākāsa Chethiya road, as a mature female. She was li...

Female

Ali Gala 3:4 Female 2 (2016)

Ali Gala 3:4 female 2 was first photographed in November 2016, with her sister, the Ali Gala 4:3 female. Their mother was Ali Gala 3:4 female 1. 2017 ...

Male

Alikatupalassa 2:2 Male 1 (2017/18)

Rumors were circulating about two leopard cubs around the Alikatupalassa campsite area, in early 2018. There was no photographic evidence until Novemb...

Male

Andhun Oruwa 3:3 Male (2003/04)

The undisputed King of Yāla, aptly nicknamed “Hāmu” (meaning leader/chief in Singhalese) has been patrolling the plains of Yala for many moons. ...

Male

Andhun Oruwa 4:3 Male (2005/06)

Andhun Oruwa 4:3 male was first photographed in 2006 in the Andhun Oruwa Wewa area with his mother and sister. He was seen around Yāla junction, Diga...

Female

Buthawa 2:3 Female (2014)

This female cub was first photographed in May 2015, around Vihanga Wala. Then in June of the same year, she was seen around the Buthawa Plain. After t...

Male

Buthawa Plain 4:5 Male (2013)

Buthawa Plain 4:5 male was a very confident male sighted around the areas of Kotigala, Gōnagala, Welmalkema, Siyambalagas Wala, Buthawa area, and Bu...

Male

Buthawa Plain 5:4 Male (2013)

Buthawa Plain 5:4 male is the brother of Buthawa Plain 4:5 male. However, both brothers are missing since mid-2015. They were seen around Buthawa Plai...

Female

Buthawa Spill 2:3 Female

Buthawa spill 2:3 female was a well-built female compared to her peers and she was first photographed for identification in August 2010, at Buthawa Sp...

Male

Darshana Wewa 2:2 Male (2011)

Darshana Wewa 2:2 male was first photographed in 2011 as a cub, close to the famous Darshana Wewa area with his mother, the Warahana 2:3 female. Even ...

Male

Darshana Wewa 2:3 Male

This big male has only been photographed near a very famous landmark in Yāla block 1 called Mōdharagala, in 2014. Being located in the North section...

Female

Digan Wala 2:3 Female (2010/11)

Digan Wala 2:3 female was first photographed at the Ākāsa Chethiya Road, Medha Pāra Road (close to Rawum Wala) in October 2011, with her mother Kal...

Male

Ehelagas Wala 2:3 Male (2013)

The first record of the Ehalagas Wala 2:3 male was in November 2013, at Komā Wewa. This male has been photographed around Komā Wewa and Ehelagas Wal...

Male

Ganga Pāra 2:2 Male (2009)

Ganga Para 2:2 male was first photographed in May 2010, at Rakina Wala. Then in 2011, he was seen around Hadun Oruwa Bund, Yāla Junction, Ganga Pāra...

Male

Gerimas Pokuna 1:2 Male (2015/16)

Gerimas Pokuna 1:2 male was born near Gerimas Pokuna in 2016. His sister is Gerimas Pokuna 2:2 female but currently, there is no photographic evidence...

Female

Gerimas Pokuna 2:2 Female (2015/16)

She was one of the most easily distinguishable leopards in the park due to the striking difference in her eye colors. Her right eye is creamy colored ...

Male

Ginikasayā Wala 2:3 Male

This male was a big male who was mostly seen around the Jamburagala area, Tanki Gala, and Jamburagala - Gōnagala Road. Ginikasayā Wala 2-3 male was ...

Male

Gōnagala 2:2 Male (2013)

He was known as “Superman” by our team due to the “S” shape seen on his forehead. This cub was extremely bold (as his namesake, Superman) and ...

Male

Gōnagala 2:3 Male (2004)

Gonagala 2-3 male was a very bold male leopard who was dominating the Gonagala area in his prime time. Thus, he was known as 'King of Gonagala'

Female

Halmilla Wewa 2:2 Female

This shy female was first photographed in May 2016 near Halmilla Wewa, close to the Katagamuwa entrance. This female was shown to be very elusive.

Female

Heen Wewa 2:3 Female (2013)

Heen Wewa 2-3 female was first photographed as a cub in April 2014, at Heen Wewa with her sister, the Heen Wewa 3-3 female cub. Their mother is the He...

Male

Heen Wewa 2:3 Male

Those scar marks which decorate his face indicate that he is a bruiser. Heen Wewa 2:3 male is one big male and was first photographed in March 2010, n...

Female

Heen Wewa 3:3 Female (2013)

Heen Wewa 3:3 female was photographed in January 2013, at Heen Wewa. She had a sister, who is the Heen Wewa 2:3 female. After 2014, there are no recor...

Female

Heen Wewa Bungalow 1:1 Female (2017)

Heen Wewa bungalow 1:1 female was born in early 2017, around Heen Wewa and the Heen Wewa Bungalow area. Her mother is the Heen Wewa 3:2 female. She wa...

Female

Jamburagala 2:4 Female

This young female was first seen and photographed in April 2017, around the Jamburagala area. Surprisingly, there were no more sightings after this in...

Male

Jamburagala 3:3 Male

Already in his prime when we first saw him in 2009, this impressive male stood out due to his missing left eye. This injury is what caused him to be n...

Male

Jamburagala 4:5 Male

He took over the territory of the previous dominant male of the same area, who was the Jamburagala 3:3 male, aka "Ivan" (Eye-One) after he left. He wa...

Male

Kaetegal Wala 2:3 Male (2014)

This male cub was first photographed in July 2014, in Jamburagala Road and Kaetegal Wala, showing great confidence in front of the safari jeeps. In No...

Female

Kaluwara Bōkkuwa 3:4 Female (2017/18)

Kaluwara Bokkuwa 3:4 female was born in late 2017, with her brother. This female grew very shy while her brother became brave and outgoing. Until Marc...

Female

Karawgas Wala 4:4 Female

Karawgas Wala 4:4 female was first photographed in November 2014, around Ūraniya and Karawgas Wala. She was photographed with the Rathmal Wala 4:5 ma...

Female

Katagamuwa 3:4 Female

Katagamuwa 3:4 female was first seen and photographed in late 2014, just outside the Katagamuwa Park Entrance in the Katagamuwa Wildlife Sanctuary. Ev...

Male

Katagamuwa 3:4 Male

Katagamuwa 3-4 male was first photographed in March 2018, in the Katagamuwa Buffer Zone. Though he was a confident male, there are no confirmed sighti...

Female

Katagamuwa 4:4 Female

Katagamuwa 4:4 female was first photographed in the Buffer Zone, close to the Katagamuwa Entrance in September 2017. Then in December 2017, she was se...

Male

Kochchipathana 2:2 Male

Kochchipathana 2-2 male was first photographed in March 2017, close to the Kochchipathana Army Barrier at the end of the Katagamuwa Wildlife Sanctuary...

Female

Kohombagas Wala 2:3 Female (2011)

Kohombagas Wala 2:3 female was first photographed in February 2012, near Kotigala. Few sightings were recorded closer to Kohombagas Wala also. There a...

Male

Kohombagas Wala 3:3 Male

Kohombagas Wala 3:3 male was first photographed for identification in October 2006, at Kotigala. He was frequently seen with the big male leopard arou...

Female

Korawak Wewa 3:3 Female

Korawak Wewa 3:3 female was first seen and photographed in mid-2015, at Korawak Wewa. Again, in December 2016, she was spotted and photographed. She w...

Male

Korawak Wewa 3:3 Male

Korawak Wewa 3:3 Male has a very peculiar movement pattern. First photographed at Modhara Gala, Sathmaga, and Darshana Wewa. He has also been photogra...

Male

Kosgasmankada 2:3 Male

Due to the pressure from other big males around in his initial territory he had to move to the Southeast of the park. He was such a talented performer...

Female

Kotābendi Wewa 2:3 Female (2015)

When she was photographed for the first time with her mother, the Kotābendi Wewa 1:2 female, she was very young. Roughly about three months old in Ju...

Male

Kotasiyabale 1:1 Male

This majestic, well-built male was first seen and photographed in late 2014, around the Kotasiyabale area. It seemed like he had authority over a larg...

Male

Kotigala 3:2 Male

Kotigala 3:2 male was a huge male leopard found around the areas of Kotigala, Jamburagala, Ūraniya, Weli Āra, and Mahaseelawa between the period of ...

Female

Kudāseelawa 2:3 Female

Kudāseelawa 2:3 female was a regular female around Mahaseelawa, Kudāseelawa, Kotigala, and Ūraniya. In June 2015, she was photographed with a very ...

Female

Mahaseelawa 2:3 Female (2010)

Mahaseelawa 2:3 female was born in 2010, as one part of the famous Mahaseelawa 2010 litter. Her siblings are the Mahaseelawa 4:3 male and the Mahaseel...

Male

Mahaseelawa 3:2 Male 1 (2017)

This Mahaseelawa 3:2 male 1 was first photographed in June 2017, around Mahaseelawa with his brother, the Mahaseelawa 3:2 male 2. Their mother was the...

Male

Mahaseelawa 3:2 Male 2 (2017)

Mahaseelawa 3:2 male 1 was first photographed in June 2017, around Mahaseelawa with his brother, the Mahaseelawa 3:2 male 1. Their mother was the Maha...

Male

Mahaseelawa 4:3 Male (2010)

Mahaseelawa 4:3 male was born in 2010, in Mahaseelawa with his sisters, the Mahaseelawa 2:2 female and the Mahaseelawa 2:3 female 1. By April 2011, th...

Male

Mating Gala 3:3 Male (2016/17)

Mating Gala 3:3 male was first photographed as a cub in March 2017, at the Gōnagala area with his brother, the Mating Gala 6:5 male. He moved towards...

Male

Mating Gala 6:5 Male (2016/17)

Mating Gala 6:5 male was first photographed as a cub in March 2017, at the Gōnagala - Jamburagala Road around Mating Gala, with his brother, the Mati...

Female

Medha Para 2:4 Female (2005/06)

She has proven herself as a successful mother by raising her cubs up to adulthood. Those cubs also grew up to be successful mothers with the passage o...

Male

Meynert Wewa 4:3 Male (2011)

Meynert Wewa 4:3 male was born in early 2011, around Ruk Vila with his two siblings. The trio of siblings was quite famous in Ruk Vila. His brother is...

Male

Meynert Wewa 5:4 Male (2011)

Meynert Wewa 5:4 male was born in early 2011, around Ruk Vila. The trio of siblings was quite famous in Ruk Vila. His brother is the Meynert Wewa 4:3 ...

Male

Mōdharagala 3:3 Male

This male was first seen and photographed in February 2011, on the Mōdharagala mating with the Mōdharagala 1:1 female. Surprisingly, that has been t...

Female

Neela 3:2 Female

Neela 3:2 female was first photographed in November 2013, at the Mahaseelawa Wewa. She was a female with a cataract on her left eye which made that ey...

Male

Pan Wala 3:3 Male (2017)

Pan Wala 3:3 male was born in mid-2017, with his brother, the Pan Wala 2:2 male, around Kotābendi Wewa. Unfortunately, in August 2019, he was found d...

Female

Patanangala 3:2 Female (2010)

Patanangala 3:2 female was born in July 2010, around Patanangala (Padikema) with her two brothers, the Patanangala 3:3 male, and the Patanangala 3:2 m...

Male

Patanangala 3:2 Male (2010)

Patanangala 3:2 male was born in July 2010, around Patanangala (Padikema) with his two siblings, the Patanangala 3:2 female, and the Patanangala 3:3 m...

Male

Patanangala 3:3 Male (2010)

Patanangala 3:3 male was born in mid-2010, around Patanangala (Padi Kema) with his two siblings. In May 2012, he was seen around Meynert Wewa which be...

Female

Pattiya Wala 2:2 Female (2015)

Pattiya Wala 2:2 female was one of the most confident females found around the Mahaseelawa and Jamburagala areas in the period of 2015-2016. She was b...

Female

Pattiya Wala 2:3 Female (2015)

Pattiya Wala 2:3 female was one of the most frequently seen female leopards around Mahaseelawa and Jamburagala road during the period of 2015-2016, wi...

Female

Rakina Wala 2:2 Female (2005/06)

Rakina Wala 2:2 female was born in early 2006, around the Andhun Oruwa area. She was a confident female and occasionally, she was seen with the legend...

Female

Rakina Wala 3:3 Female (2011)

Rakina Wala 3:3 female was first photographed as a cub in December 2011, with her mother the Rakina Wala 2:2 female, around the Yāla Wewa and the Yā...

Male

Rawum Wala 1:1 Male (2016)

Rawum Wala 1:1 male was born in early 2016. His mother is the Rawum Wala 3:3 female. His brother is the Rawum Wala 3:2 male. Their coolness around jee...

Male

Rawum Wala 3:2 Male (2016)

This male cub was born in early 2016, in the same litter with Rawum Wala 1:1 male. His mother is the Rawum Wala 3:3 female, This male cub was easily d...

Male

Rawum Wala 3:3 Male (2013)

Rawum Wala 3:3 male was photographed around the Northeast part of the Yāla National Park. The very first record, as he was a cub of roughly 3/4 month...

Male

Ruk Vila 2:2 Male (2015)

Rukvila 2:2 male was first photographed in 2015, with his brother the Ruk Vila 3:2 male when they were young cubs at Padikema (in Ruk Vila). Their mot...

Male

Ruk Vila 3:2 Male (2015)

Rukvila 3:2 male cub was first seen and photographed in 2015 with his brother the Rukvila 2:2 male at Padikema (in Ruk Vila). Their mother was Ruk Vil...

Male

Sathmaga 3:4 Male (2011)

Sathmaga 3:4 male was born in early 2011, around the Welmalkema area. He managed to survive there and moved North from his birthplace. By 2014, he was...

Female

Thalgasmankada 2:2 Female (2014)

Thalgasmankada 2:2 female was born at the end of 2014, around the Thalgasmankada area. She was photographed in the same areas as her mother, which are...

Male

Thalgasmankada 5:4 Male

His immense territory stretched all the way from Warahana in the North of the park down to Patanangala in the South of the park. He got nicknamed "Sca...

Male

Thelambu Kema 3:4 Male (2016)

Thelambu Kema 3:4 male was first photographed in March 2017, around Kotigala with his mother, the Thelambu Kema 3:3 female. In late 2017, and througho...

Female

Ūraniya 3:2 Female (2012/13)

Ūraniya 3:2 Female was first seen and photographed in June 2013, as a young female cub. She was photographed in early 2014, at the Ūraniya Plains an...

Male

Ūraniya Road 3:3 Male (2017)

Ūraniya Road 3:3 male cub was born in early 2017 and was first photographed in June 2017, around the Rathmal Wala area. His mother was the Siyambalag...

Male

Walas Wala 3:2 Male

Walas Wala 3:2 male was first photographed in August 2014, at Walas Wala near the Warahana Junction. Altogether, these five leopards made the once-in-...

Female

Warahana 2:2 Female 1 (2013)

She is one of the sisters of the famous 2013/14 Warahana litter. She shared the same whisker spot ratio as her other sister, the Warahana 2:2 female 2...

Female

Warahana 2:3 Female (2005)

Warahana 2:3 female is an elusive but confident female. She is a legendary female who was living in the North of Yāla block 1. She made frequent appe...

Female

Warahana 3:3 Female (2013)

Warahana 3:3 Female is a part of the famous 2013/14 Warahana litter. The very first record of her was in 2013, and once she was independent, she decid...