Uganda A Wildlife Haven : Uganda is known to be a land locked country bust still filled with thousands of attractions all over it and that is one of the major fact as to why it was declared as the pearl of Africa.
Uganda is a fascinating country that is carries a great sense of nature culture and customs all over with thousands of electrifying ventures to be ware while on a safari in the country.
In this article join on an adventure as we learn more about the wildlife in the pearl of Africa which all over the country and exciting to beware and sight plus marvel at.
Uganda boasts an incredible state of wildlife, creating and excellent point of adventure to all sightseers from around the globe into the country and this is made possible as we start from the lush forests to the expansive savannas.
Uganda’s varied landscapes provide habitats for a wide range of fascinating and diverse animal species in different locations and this is the main point that makes the country an incredible destination for a Uganda wildlife safari.
These species can be witnessed and marveled at in different destinations of the country due to the given fact that Uganda is has got over 10 national parks and about 12 national reserves all protected by the Uganda wild authorities to ensure the safety and preservation of the wildlife in the country.
Below are the wildlife you have to surely notice while on a wildlife adventure in the pearl of Africa.
Aquatic Life: Uganda is made up of various water bodies, the different rivers and lakes swamps and wetlands all around. And most notably Lake Victoria, the Nile, and Lake Albert, these surely teem with aquatic life.
And while in the country you can get to have an adventure as you learn about the Schools of fish, such as Nile perch, tilapia, and catfish and lots more all sustaining both wildlife and local communities plus the country at large.
Reptiles and Amphibians: Uganda is also home to a multitude of reptiles and amphibians which can be sighted while on several nature walks in the different wildlife parks in the country and even get to have closer looks of these magnificent creatures in the country such as; Nile crocodiles and various snake species, including pythons and cobras, inhabit the water bodies and forests. Colorful frogs and toads add vibrancy to the landscape.
And even more pleasing these wildlife were also skipped when the case of preservation was laid out these can even be glanced at while at a reptile and amphibian safari at the snake park in Uganda.
Birds: Uganda is termed to be a great destination for all birdwatcher in East Africa and this because the country is recorded with over 1,000 bird species fluttering across the eye catching skies in the country.
Uganda being made up of lots of greenery and great home resides for birds starting from wetlands to forests all of these accommodate an incredible avian population in the country all free for birdwatchers to marvel at as they sight birds such as; The iconic African fish eagle, colorful shoebill stork, various hornbill species, and the Great Blue Turaco, and these are just a few of the magnificent birds that grace Uganda’s skies.
Mammals: Uganda is well known for its remarkable mammalian population all over the country and these carry along the most sought for, the big five mammals, and while on a wildlife safari in the country one can get to have a close up with the big five which include; majestic elephants, imposing lions, agile leopards, and powerful buffaloes.
Above the Big 5 Animals , Uganda is recorded to be one of the few countries in the world where the endangered mountain gorillas can be sighted are residing in the great Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park of Uganda, which are significant for tourists seeking rare and intimate encounters with these gentle giants.
Most of the vast forest and savannahs are home to zebras, giraffes, hyenas, warthogs, and various antelope species like the Ugandan kob and eland, primates including chimpanzees, baboons, colobus monkeys, and vervet monkeys.