Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne

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Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne has played a pivotal role in branding Sri Lanka for its wildlife. He has had over 15 books and over 330 articles published. In the words of widely travelled British TV wildlife celebrity Bill Oddie, no single individual has done so much to publicise a country for its wildlife. He is presently the Chairman of the London Bird Club (a section of the London Natural History Society). He has been making the case that London can be marketed as a wildlife destination. He was one of the key photographic contributors to the London Bird Atlas and played a key role in the administrative work to steer it to publication.

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The Great Migration

The annual migration of millions of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle across Tanzania’s Serengeti Plains is the greatest wildlife spectacle of its type in Africa.

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