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18 November 2023

The Mountain Gorilla Family – Structure, Social, & Daily Life

This article aims to showcase how a mountain gorilla family in the jungles of East Africa navigates its natural habitat, from its intricate nest-building rituals to its foraging habits and parental care. We will delve into the daily lives of a mountain gorilla family, highlighting their unique social structure and behaviors.
24 August 2023

Bird Watching in Rwanda: Discovering The Best Places For Birding Adventures

For bird enthusiasts, Rwanda is a true paradise boasting an impressive 703 bird species, including 29 Albertine Rift Endemics, spread across diverse habitats. It's a dream come true for anyone passionate about birdwatching, with some of the best montane birding experiences in all of Africa.
2 December 2022

Best places to watch lions and other big cats in the African wilderness on safari

Historically, we have admired African lions as symbols of tenacity, courage and power. These iconic beasts have powerful bodies—in the cat family, they're second in size only to tigers—and roars that can reverberate five miles away. Here are the best places to see lions in East Africa.
9 September 2021

The Shoebill Stork and Where in Uganda To Watch This Prehistoric Bird.

The Shoebill (aka Whale-head, aka shoe-billed Stork, aka Balaeniceps rex) is a large wading waterbird that stalks the marshes of tropical East Africa in South Sudan and Uganda. It stalks along the swampy Nile River and Lake Victoria shores, snatching up prey with its unique, immediately recognizable bills. 
12 February 2021

African Wild Valentine: the most interesting animal mating rituals in the African Wilderness

For many people feeling like their bond is extraordinary, the 14th of February is a special day to celebrate their bond. Down here in the East African wild, some animals celebrate Valentine’s day every chance they get. We look at some wild animals you may encounter on your safari trip that celebrate wild Valentine in the most interesting way. From the jungle’s ferocious kings to the insignificant savannah birds, an animal is celebrating a union of souls somewhere in the animal kingdom.
9 June 2020

Wild Animals Found in Uganda

Uganda is regarded as a hotspot for biodiversity, boasting some 345 species of mammal and 1020 species of bird (around half of the total number found in Africa), 142 species of reptile, 86 species of amphibian, 501 species of fish, 1,242 species of butterfly, and 4,500 species of vascular plants. 20 primate species, including more than half of the world's endangered population of mountain gorillas. Want to know more about the wild animals in Uganda? Read on ...
5 June 2020

Discover Uganda’s Wildlife, Flora and Fauna

Uganda, the Pearl of Africa, has a biodiverse flora and fauna and is known for its splendor, natural wonders, and amazing people. Uganda has a wealth of unexploited natural resources and showcases a varied collection of habitats, landscapes and vegetation from open wooded savannah forest and acacia woodlands, tropical forest, riparian forests, montane forests, rocky outcrops, grasslands, marshes, sweeping valleys, craggy hills, bush thickets, and extensive wetlands.
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