Lyn de Alwis , zoo director in Sri Lanka
Born 1930-10-27 in Sri Lanka
dead 2006-11-22 in Sri Lanka
For five years between 1965-70, Mr de Alwis concurrently held the position of both Zoo Director and Director of Wildlife Conservation
from 1965-1970 and 1977-1983. During those years, he established several sanctuaries and national parks, including the Uda Walawe National Park.