Wildlife and Nature

From Australia with Love – An adventure story of a 5-day safari in Uganda with Colin and Tania

By | 2017-09-14T08:10:29+03:00 September 13th, 2017|Adventure, Game Drives, Parks and Reserves, Photo blogs, Special Places, Travel, Wildlife, Wildlife and Nature|

An encounter I will never forget that calm Sunday morning, when I was on a guided walk with a group of guests from Australia, in Lake Mburo National Park. A buffalo emerged from a nearby bush with foliage draped over his horns, a ludicrous looking garland on such a cantankerous animal. For some reason, the

5 days, Two Girls, One Land Rover, Mountain Gorillas, Queen Elizabeth NP and a Warthog named Kevin

By | 2017-09-07T19:35:51+03:00 September 5th, 2017|Adventure, Game Drives, Parks and Reserves, Photo blogs, Special Places, Travel, Wildlife, Wildlife and Nature|

Destination: Western and South Western Uganda It is always a rewarding feeling to know that there is something special to every trip. Sometimes, it’s what you see while on safari, an experience or even someone you may meet. Megan and Kiersten came to Uganda as volunteers with a Non-Governmental Organisation. They had never been to

The tree climbing lions of Ishasha, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Western Uganda

By | 2017-09-03T12:19:11+03:00 September 2nd, 2017|Adventure, Game Drives, Parks and Reserves, Photo blogs, Special Places, Wildlife, Wildlife and Nature|

Location Ishasha is located approximately 432 kilometres (268 mi), by road, southwest of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city. This location is near Uganda's International border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Ishasha lies close to the south western tip of Queen Elizabeth National Park (QENP), the most visited national park in Uganda.

Monkey Mischief and Other Wild Encounters on a Uganda safari

By | 2017-09-03T12:17:24+03:00 March 18th, 2017|Adventure, Game Drives, Travel, Wildlife, Wildlife and Nature|

Uganda: The Pearl of Africa On March 2, 2017, I departed Philadelphia, PA, for Entebbe International Airport in Uganda. After a day of travel, including a short layover in Qatar, I arrived in the Pearl of Africa to begin an 11-day adventure with my best friend Jeremy and our guide Ronnie, a seasoned safari

Are human viruses killing world’s last remaining gorillas?

By | 2017-09-03T17:53:51+03:00 April 22nd, 2014|Conservation, News, Parks and Reserves, Research and Monitoring, Wildlife, Wildlife and Nature|

They are the world's largest primates and yet the constant threat of poaching, deforestation and human diseases means that soon the world's mountain gorillas could be completely wiped out. Living in the dense forests of Central Africa -- in the Virunga Mountains spanning Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Bwindi Impenetrable

Chimpanzees Like to Sleep on Beds Made of Sturdy Ugandan Ironwood, Researchers Find

By | 2017-09-03T12:12:36+03:00 April 18th, 2014|News, Research and Monitoring, Wildlife, Wildlife and Nature|

The study on Chimpanzee sleeping habits was conducted by researchers at University of Nevada Indiana University. The team found that the Ugandan Ironwood is tough and provides the chimpanzees a stable, firm bed. The research also advances the idea that good sleep was linked to primates evolving into humans, National Geographic reported. It is known that chimpanzees

1-Ton, Man-Eating Crocodile Caught in Uganda

By | 2017-09-03T17:17:17+03:00 March 31st, 2014|Conservation, News, People, Wildlife and Nature|

The reptile was captured by the Uganda Wildlife Authority after a four-day hunt A killer crocodile which is said to have eaten four people in Jinja and Mayuge districts on the shores of Lake Victoria was captured by Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) officials after a four-day hunt in Kakira sub-county, Jinja. According to Sulani Tumanya, a

Melting away: Vanishing ice warning for ‘Africa’s Alps’, the Rwenzori Mountains

By | 2017-09-03T13:15:10+03:00 March 5th, 2014|Conservation, Environment, News, Parks and Reserves, Research and Monitoring, Wildlife and Nature|

Ice on the Rwenzori mountain range is melting at "disturbing" rates, and within two decades Africa's equatorial peaks will be bare rock. At 5 109m, the jagged peak of Mount Stanley of the dramatic Rwenzori mountain range is the third highest mountain in Africa. In swirling snow, John Medenge prods a thin ice bridge over