The Caracal (Felis caracal) The Caracal (Felis caracal): is a medium-sized wild cat that can run up to 50 miles per hour and capable of leaping into the air and knocking down (10-13) birds at one time. The name caracal is derived from Turkish word “Karakulak” meaning “black ear”. Caracal are very agile and can […]
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African Leopards (Panthera pardus) African Leopards (Panthera pardus) : are one of the most feared but respected animals in the world. In Uganda; it is called Ngo (Luganda tribe) also one of the 52 totems of Buganda, Eris (Iteso tribe) and Engwe (Bakonjo tribe). Leopards are big cats known for their […]
The Standard-winged nightjar The Standard-winged nightjar : (caprimulgus longipennis) is a nocturnal bird and of the more impressive members of the Caprimulgid family. This true nightjar species breeds in dry savannah habitat of central Africa. It is related to other nightjars in terms of breeding strategies, roosting, feeding habits and vocalizations as well. During the […]
The Bat cave in Maramagambo forest The Bat cave in Maramagambo forest : is a walk through the trails of this magnificent forest, you will have a great experience to the Bat Caves that are tucked in the Maramagambo forest in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Maramagambo forest is an extensive tropical rainforest […]
Nkugute Crater Lake Uganda Nkugute Crater Lake Uganda : located in Bunyaruguru County in Rubirizi District whose name apparently means swallow and this has been a source of odd stories. It is a place of mystery, with a history that goes back to tales shared around campfires by the locals in the villages that surround […]
The Sitatunga Antelope The Sitatunga Antelope: or Marsh buck (Tragelaphus spekii) is a rare swamp-dwelling antelope that can be found in many countries of central Africa but is rarely seen due to its elusive behavior. The sitatunga is confirmed to marshy and swampy habitats and they occur in tall and dense vegetation […]
Africa’s amazing waterfalls Africa’s amazing waterfalls : Africa is not only renowned and famous for its breathtaking scenery and some amazing wildlife, but also waterfalls, which symbolize life for the African people. Water is life and nothing depicts this more than an African waterfall, in a full flow at the peak of the […]
The Black- and- White -casqued hornbill The Black-and-White-casqued hornbill : also known as the Grey-cheeked hornbill (Bycanistes subcylindricus) are fairly large and mainly black hornbills with white lower backs and rumps, upper and under tail-covers, thighs, bellies and vents. The central pair of the flight feathers on the tail is all black (rectrices), while […]
Kasubi Tombs ranks N0. 1 Kasubi Tombs ranks N0.1 : nestled on Kasubi hill in Buganda kingdom which is located in the central region of the country Uganda. They occupy a 27 hectare site that has been used by the Buganda for its Royal Tombs since the 13 century and represents the spiritual heart […]
Sipi falls “The three waterfalls” Sipi falls “The three waterfalls” : is the most incredible and wonderful waterfall in the eastern part of Uganda, Kapchorwa district in the northeast of Mbale and Sironko. It is approximately 276 kilometers from Kampala, capital of Uganda. The glorious falls were named after the Sipi River which […]
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