You cannot forget the Sri Lankan elephant when talking about the animals in Sri Lanka. The incredible Sri Lankan elephant is native to Sri Lanka and is one of the three recognized subspecies of the Asian elephant. You will get the chance to spot these gentle giant gems in Udawalawe. Apart from that, you can also check out “The Gathering,” which occurs in Sri Lanka’s Minneriya National Park. It is the world’s largest assembly of Asian elephants in the wild.