Range- Sri Lanka
Habitat- Island of Sri Lanka. Environment similar to that of the Indian Star. Sri Lanka does have a bit more humidity and tropical terrain than India. The Sri Lankan Star’s native terrain is very similar, but with a more varied, less dry terrain than the arid, sandy, dirt, partial rocky land of Indian Star.
Diet- Grasses, large variety of succulents.
Size- Larger than the Indian Star. Males can reach 9-10+”, and females can reach 13”-14″
Conservation- Listed as a common no concern animal. However, native numbers are a lot lower than the Indian mainland star. Sri Lanka tends to be susceptible to more tsunamis, posing a greater threat to the Sri Lankan Star. Poaching of the Sri Lankan Star is a concern as well because this species is in high demand in the commercial pet trade.