TREE CLIMBING LIONS IN UGANDA
The tree climbing lions in Uganda is among the different tourist attractions that you can visit for an amazing Rwanda safari. The tree climbing lions in Uganda can be seen in Queen Elizabeth National Park one of the most rewarding National Park Parks in Uganda where you can watch four of the big five animals in Uganda. The tree climbing lions in Uganda are among the best tourist attractions that you can watch while you visit the park and these can be seen in the ishasha sector of the park, interesting about the activity is the fact that you will automatically get to watch the lions without having to search for them as compared to other national parks like kidepo national park and Murchison falls national park.
The tree climbing lions are quite unique species that you can see and the most rewarding species that should be on your bucket list while you visit Uganda. Interesting about the tree climbing lions is their nature where they can be seen climbing trees which is among the main reasons why travellers embark on the safari to watch the tree climbing lions in Uganda. The lions can be seen on wide tree branches of acacia trees, sycamore fig trees which provide comfortable and wide spaces for resting which they are used as shelter for the lions during the wet season.
Here are some of the main reasons why the lions climb trees in Queen Elizabeth National Park;
- Keeping an eye on their prey, while the lions are on top of the tree branches, the lions get the opportunity to get great visuals of the prey in their plains grazing and this helps to keep an eye on the prey like the Uganda kobs, the antelopes for an amazing experience in the park.
- Escaping the heat on the ground is another reason why the lions climb trees in queen Elizabeth National park. during high temperatures the ground tends to be really hot which is among the reasons why they climb trees because it gets quite un comfortable therefore they escape the hot ground.
- Escaping insect bites is another reason why the lions climb trees in queen Elizabeth national. During the rainy season, the grass is usually infested with a number of insects like tsetse-flies whose bites are quite irritating hence leading them to climb trees to avoid their bites.
The lion experience in Uganda
If you’re interested in having an amazing experience in Uganda, you can also take part in the lion tracking experience in Uganda which is also carried out in queen Elizabeth national park. The lion tracking experience in queen Elizabeth national park involves travellers tracking the lion species by the use of the radio collars to help you locate a given lion pride.
When you come in contact with the lion pride you will get to observe a number of behaviour of lions, you will get to see how they make demarcations of their territories by urinating around their territories, you will get to see the females the hunters of a given pride hunting prey, you will get to differentiate between the males and the females, the males have the mane and the females don’t among other features of the species to understand more about the lions one of the big five animals in Uganda.
While taking part in your Uganda safari, you can take part in a number of other activities in Queen Elizabeth national park to make your experience in the park quite memorable. Participate in the game drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park which will give you the opportunity to watch a number of rewarding attractions like the herbivores grazing in the plains, you will watch the carnivores hunting for prey in the wild, you will also have the opportunity to participate in the nocturnal game drives in queen Elizabeth national park, the boat cruise in queen Elizabeth national park which will give you the opportunity to explore the different behaviour of the wildlife species in the park and how they interact at night, get to watch a number of bird species in the park especially the night jars at night, a number of water birds among other rewarding attractions in the park.
While taking part in the Uganda safari, you can take part in a number of activities in Uganda like the Kampala city tour where you will visit a number of attractions like the Uganda museum, participate in the cultural tours in Uganda to understand a number of cultural values of the people in the country like participating in the Batwa trail experience, a number of national parks where you can take part In activities like gorilla trekking in Uganda, participate in gorilla habituation in Uganda and also have the chance to take part in the boat cruise in Murchison falls national park which will give you access to the world’s most powerful waterfalls, participate in chimpanzee trekking in kibale national park, chimpanzee trekking in Uganda. Still in the country, you can visit a number of water sources like lake Bunyonyi where you can visit the akampene island, visit Lake Victoria and visit a number of islands and many other attractions for a memorable Uganda safari