Wildlife in Uganda

Wild life in Uganda

Wild life traditionally refers to undomesticated animal species; but has come to include all plants, fungi, and other organisms that grow or live wild in an area without being introduced by humans.

It can be found in all ecosystems. Deserts, forests, rain forests, plains, grasslands, and other areas including the most developed urban sites, all have distinct forms.

Uganda is a home to a variety of wildlife that includes; African elephant, antelopes, different species of birds; almost half of the bird species in Africa are in this beautiful Pearl of Africa; cape Buffalos. Furthermore, they include; chimpanzees, hippopotamus, cheetahs, leopards, lions, mountain gorillas, primates, reptiles, Rothschild Giraffe, spotted giraffe, warthogs and many more.


The Reptiles found in Uganda – Information, Background, Parks and Wildlife Reserves where reptiles such as Nile Crocodile, Snakes, Lizards, Tortoises, Terrapins and Chameleons  are found in Uganda. [collapsibles] [collapse title="Nile Crocodiles" active="true"] Nile Crocodiles feed mostly on fish and...
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Herbivores In Uganda The Herbivores you can find in Uganda – Information, Background, Parks and Wildlife Reserves where herbivores such as Elephants, Giraffes, Buffaloes, Zebras, and Rhinos, Warthogs, Bush Pigs,  all found in Uganda. Therefore, the following is a list of...
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Fish Species in Uganda Water Bodies There are two major sources of fish in Uganda; one is from aquaculture, the other from fishing in rivers and lakes. So, different types of fish flourish in different water sources. The major ones...
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Carnivores The various Carnivores that you can see in Uganda – Information, Background, Parks and Wildlife Reserves where carnivores namely;Lions, Leopards, Cheetahs, Serval Cats, Mongoose, Hyenas can be found in Uganda. There are 38 different kinds of Carnivores found in...
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Bird Species Uganda is known as Africa’s premier birding destination; with the list of Birds found in the country topping 1 000 Species.  Many of these birds live only in the tropical forests with rare sightings being described as “mythical” while it...
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African Lions

African Lion The African lion is the biggest of the African carnivores. Its color is tawny to sandy brown. Its long tail has a distinctive black tuft at the tip. The adult males have manes which vary in color from tawny to...
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