Prof. Devaka K Weerakoon

Prof. Devaka K Weerakoon

Professor in Zoology

Department of Zoology and Environment Sciences,
University of Colombo,
Colombo 03,
Sri Lanka.
Room: 110
Work Phone: +94112158384

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Publications

  • Fernando P., Wickramanayake E., Weerakoon D., Jayasinghe L.K.A., Gunawardene M. & Janaka H.K. (2005) Perceptions and patterns in human-elephant conflict in old and new settlements in Sri Lanka: insights for mitigation and management. Biodiversity and Conservation, 14 (10), 2465-2481.
  • Fernando, P., Wickramanayake, E.D., Janaka, H.K., Jayasinghe, L.K.A. Gunawardene, M., Kotagama, S.W., Weerakoon, D.K. and Pastorini, J. (2008) Ranging behavior of the Asian Elephant in Sri Lanka. Mamm. Biol. 73. 2-13.
  • Samansiri, K.A.P. and Weerakoon, D.K. (2008) Feeding behaviour of Asian elephants in the Northwestern region of Sri Lanka. Gajah 27. 27-34.
  • Gamage, S., Liyanage, W., Weerakoon, D. and Gunawardena, A. (2009) Habitat quality and availability of the Sri Lanka Red Slender Loris Loris tardigradus tardigradus (Mammalia: Primates: Lorisidae) in the Kottawa Arboretum. J. of Thr. Taxa. 1 (2). 65-71.
  • De Silva S., Ranjeewa, A.D.G. and Weerakoon D. (2011) Demography of Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) at Uda Walawe National Park, Sri Lanka based on identified individuals. Biol. Cons. 144. 1742-1752.