The wildlife inn Uganda was very interesting. I visited six National Parks and saw a lot of animals.

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All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.

Landscape

Mountains Kidepo Valley National
Mountains near Kidepo Valley National Park. (785k)
View Savanna Kidepo Valley
View of the savanna in Kidepo Valley National Park. (902k)
Rock Outcrop Kidepo Valley
Rock outcrop in Kidepo Valley National Park. (1059k)
Murchison Falls Bottom
Murchison Falls from the bottom. (1076k)
Top Murchison Falls
Top of Murchison Falls. (1020k)
Murchison Falls Top
Murchison Falls from the top. (864k)
Crater Lake
Crater lake. (629k)
Morning Mist Valley
Morning mist in the valley. (494k)
Sunset
Sunset. (515k)
Wildfire
Wildfire. (592k)
Wildlife Along Kazinga Channel
Wildlife along the Kazinga Channel. (1022k)

Plants

Water Lilies
Water lilies. (813k)
Hibiscus sp.
Hibiscus (Hibiscus sp., german: Hibiskus). (591k)
Flower
Flower. (689k)
Scadoxus multiflorus
Blood Lily (Scadoxus multiflorus, german: Blutblume). (815k)
Solanum linnaeanum
Sodom's Apple (Solanum linnaeanum, german: Sodomsapfel, french: Morelle de Linné). (1348k)
Solanum linnaeanum
Close-up of a Sodom's Apple (Solanum linnaeanum, german: Sodomsapfel, french: Morelle de Linné) with flowers and fruit. (1.6M)
Cyperus papyrus
Papyrus (Cyperus papyrus, german: Echter Papyrus, french: Papyrus). (1022k)
Prunus africana
Nursery for Red Stinkwood (Prunus africana, french: Prunier d'Afrique). Its bark is used for medicine to cure many different ailments. Its wood is tough, heavy, straight-grained, and pink. It is used for many purposes. (1.6M)
Hollow Tree Kibale National
Hollow tree in the Kibale National Forest. (1243k)
Euphorbia candelabrum
Euphorbia Candelabrum (Euphorbia candelabrum, french: Euphorbe candélabre). They grew in a lot of places. (905k)
Euphorbia candelabrum
Huge Euphorbia Candelabrum (Euphorbia candelabrum, french: Euphorbe candélabre). (1248k)
Flame Tree Don't Know
Flame Tree (I don't know what species). (1388k)
Borassus aethiopum
African Fan Palm (Borassus aethiopum, german: Äthiopische Palmyrapalme, french: Palmier rônier). (823k)
Vachellia tortilis
Probably Umbrella Thorn (Vachellia tortilis, french: Acacia faux-gommier). (1010k)
Vachellia abyssinica
Flat Top Acacia (Vachellia abyssinica). (1065k)
Kigelia africana
Sausage Tree (Kigelia africana, german: Leberwurstbaum, french: Arbre à saucisses) with buffalo herd behind it. (954k)
Tree Had Strange Looking
This tree had a strange looking, gnarly root system. (1388k)
Trees Shedding Fuzzy White
Trees were shedding fuzzy white flowers. It looked like it had snowed. (915k)

Wildlife

Termite Mound
Termite mound. (1.5M)
Smoke Swarm Flies
This was not smoke, it was a swarm of flies. (511k)
Odonata
Dragonfly (Order Odonata (german: Libellen, french: Libellules), suborder Anisoptera (german: Großlibellen, french: Anisoptères)). (736k)
Butterfly
Butterfly. (805k)
Butterfly
Butterfly. (683k)
Beetle Flower
Beetle on a flower. (535k)
Small Lizard
Small lizard. (597k)
Lizard
Lizard. (1047k)
Agama agama
Male Red-headed Rock Agama (Agama agama, german: Siedleragame, french: Agame des colons). (1032k)
Acanthocercus atricollis
Blue-throated Agama (Acanthocercus atricollis). (825k)
Varanus niloticus
Nile Monitor (Varanus niloticus, german: Nilwaran, french: Varan du Nil). (807k)
Varanus niloticus
Close-up of a Nile Monitor (Varanus niloticus, german: Nilwaran, french: Varan du Nil). (1247k)
Crocodylus niloticus
Nile Crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus, german: Nilkrokodil, french: Crocodile du Nil). (1061k)
Crocodylus niloticus
Nile Crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus, german: Nilkrokodil, french: Crocodile du Nil). (1280k)
Heliosciurus rufobrachium
Red-legged Sun Squirrel (Heliosciurus rufobrachium, german: Rotfüßiges Sonnenhörnchen). (666k)
Procavia capensis
Rock Hyraxes (Procavia capensis, german: Klippschliefer, french: Daman du Cap). (854k)
Mungos mungo
Banded Mongoose (Mungos mungo, german: Zebramanguste, french: Mangouste rayée). (705k)
Canis adustus
Side-striped Jackal (Canis adustus, german: Streifenschakal, french: Chacal à flancs rayés). (817k)
Phacochoerus africanus
Warthog (Phacochoerus africanus, german: Warzenschwein, french: Phacochère). They have vicious teeth. They kneel when grazing, since their neck is short. (1086k)
Baby Warthogs
Baby Warthogs. (982k)
Ourebia ourebi
Herd of Oribi (Ourebia ourebi, german: Oribi, french: Ourébi). (751k)
Ourebia ourebi
Male Oribi (Ourebia ourebi, german: Oribi, french: Ourébi). (857k)
Ourebia ourebi
Close-up of male Oribi (Ourebia ourebi, german: Oribi, french: Ourébi). (567k)
Ourebia ourebi
Female Oribi (Ourebia ourebi, german: Oribi, french: Ourébi) with nursing baby. (1.5M)
Tragelaphus scriptus
Female Kéwel Bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus, german: Buschbock, french: Guib harnaché). (936k)
Tragelaphus scriptus
Female Kéwel Bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus, german: Buschbock, french: Guib harnaché), standing on a termite mound. (740k)
Tragelaphus scriptus
Male Kéwel Bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus, german: Buschbock, french: Guib harnaché), standing on a termite mound. (992k)
Redunca redunca
Female Bohor Reedbuck (Redunca redunca, german: Riedbock, french: Cobe des roseaux). (848k)
Redunca redunca
Male Bohor Reedbuck (Redunca redunca, german: Riedbock, french: Cobe des roseaux) and baby. (714k)
Bohor Reedbucks Leaping Across
Bohor Reedbucks leaping across the road. (653k)
Kobus kob thomasi
Female Ugandan Kob (Kobus kob thomasi, german: Uganda-Grasantilope, french: Cobe de Buffon). (773k)
Kobus kob thomasi
Male Ugandan Kob (Kobus kob thomasi, german: Uganda-Grasantilope, french: Cobe de Buffon). (948k)
Kobus kob thomasi
Close-up of male Ugandan Kob (Kobus kob thomasi, german: Uganda-Grasantilope, french: Cobe de Buffon). (607k)
Kobus kob thomasi
Mating Ugandan Kob (Kobus kob thomasi, german: Uganda-Grasantilope, french: Cobe de Buffon). All their mating takes place on the mating ground. (719k)
Aepyceros melampus
Female Impala (Aepyceros melampus, german: Impala, french: Impala). (1058k)
Aepyceros melampus
Close-up of female Impala (Aepyceros melampus, german: Impala, french: Impala). (645k)
Aepyceros melampus
Male Impala (Aepyceros melampus, german: Impala, french: Impala). (1041k)
Aepyceros melampus
Close-up of male Impala (Aepyceros melampus, german: Impala, french: Impala). (1120k)
Male Impala Showing Distinct
Male Impala showing the distinct black markings on the rear. (1046k)
Male Impala Harem
Male Impala and his harem. (957k)
Alcelaphus buselaphus
Hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus, german: Nordafrikanische Kuhantilope, french: Bubale roux). (690k)
Alcelaphus buselaphus
Hartebeests (Alcelaphus buselaphus, german: Nordafrikanische Kuhantilope, french: Bubale roux) with babies. (708k)
Kobus ellipsiprymnus defassa
Female Defassa Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus defassa, german: Defassa-Wasserbock). (1001k)
Kobus ellipsiprymnus defassa
Close-up of female Defassa Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus defassa, german: Defassa-Wasserbock). (653k)
Kobus ellipsiprymnus defassa
Male Defassa Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus defassa, german: Defassa-Wasserbock). (862k)
Kobus ellipsiprymnus defassa
Male Defassa Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus defassa, german: Defassa-Wasserbock) with huge horns. (1487k)
Kobus ellipsiprymnus defassa
Close-up of a male Defassa Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus defassa, german: Defassa-Wasserbock). (589k)
Kobus ellipsiprymnus defassa
Pair of Defassa Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus defassa, german: Defassa-Wasserbock). (921k)
Serengeti Topi Damaliscus Lunatus
Serengeti Topi (Damaliscus lunatus jimela). (747k)
Equus quagga borensis
Herd of Maneless Zebras (Equus quagga borensis, german: Steppenzebra). (845k)
Equus quagga borensis
Group of Maneless Zebras (Equus quagga borensis, german: Steppenzebra), walking single file. (939k)
Equus quagga borensis
Maneless Zebra (Equus quagga borensis, german: Steppenzebra). (1040k)
Equus quagga borensis
Close-up of Maneless Zebra (Equus quagga borensis, german: Steppenzebra). (715k)
Baby Zebra
Baby Zebra. (922k)
Equus quagga borensis
Maneless Zebra (Equus quagga borensis, german: Steppenzebra) with nursing foal. (939k)
Taurotragus oryx
Common Eland (Taurotragus oryx, german: Elenantilope, french: Éland), the largest antelope. (892k)
Syncerus caffer
Herd of African Buffalo (Syncerus caffer, german: Kaffernbüffel, french: Buffle d'Afrique). (934k)
Syncerus caffer
African Buffalo (Syncerus caffer, german: Kaffernbüffel, french: Buffle d'Afrique) with a Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis, german: Kuhreiher, french: Héron garde-bœufs) on its back. (632k)
Syncerus caffer
Close-up of African Buffalo (Syncerus caffer, german: Kaffernbüffel, french: Buffle d'Afrique) with immature Piapiac (Ptilostomus afer, french: Piapiac africain). (616k)
African Buffalo Cooling Off
African Buffalo cooling off in the lake. (938k)
Chlorocebus pygerythrus
Vervet Monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus, german: Südliche Grünmeerkatze, french: Vervet bleu). (938k)
Chlorocebus pygerythrus
Vervet Monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus, german: Südliche Grünmeerkatze, french: Vervet bleu). (917k)
Erythrocebus patas
Patas Monkey (Erythrocebus patas, german: Husarenaffe, french: Patas). (970k)
Colobus angolensis
Black-and-white Colobus (Colobus angolensis, german: Angola-Stummelaffe, french: Guéréza d'Angola). (1143k)
Colobus angolensis
Black-and-white Colobus (Colobus angolensis, german: Angola-Stummelaffe, french: Guéréza d'Angola). (946k)
Cercopithecus ascanius
Red-tailed Monkey (Cercopithecus ascanius, german: Rotschwanzmeerkatze, french: Hocheur blanc-nez du Congo). (916k)
Cercopithecus ascanius
Red-tailed Monkey (Cercopithecus ascanius, german: Rotschwanzmeerkatze, french: Hocheur blanc-nez du Congo). (979k)
Piliocolobus tephrosceles
Ugandan Red Colobus (Piliocolobus tephrosceles, german: Uganda-Stummelaffe). (705k)
Piliocolobus tephrosceles
Ugandan Red Colobus (Piliocolobus tephrosceles, german: Uganda-Stummelaffe). (699k)
Piliocolobus tephrosceles
Ugandan Red Colobus with baby (Piliocolobus tephrosceles, german: Uganda-Stummelaffe). (573k)
Allochrocebus lhoesti
L'Hoest's Monkey (Allochrocebus lhoesti, german: Östliche Vollbartmeerkatze, french: Cercopithèque de l'Hœst). (760k)
Allochrocebus lhoesti
L'Hoest's Monkey (Allochrocebus lhoesti, german: Östliche Vollbartmeerkatze, french: Cercopithèque de l'Hœst). (1.8M)
Papio anubis
Male Olive Baboon (Papio anubis, german: Anubispavian, french: Babouin olive). (1068k)
Papio anubis
Male Olive Baboon (Papio anubis, german: Anubispavian, french: Babouin olive). (1164k)
Group Rothschild's Giraffes
Group of Rothschild's Giraffes. (971k)
Giraffa camelopardalis
Group of Rothschild's Giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis, german: Giraffen, french: Girafe de Rothschild). (620k)
Giraffa camelopardalis
Group of feeding Rothschild's Giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis, german: Giraffen, french: Girafe de Rothschild). (830k)
Giraffa camelopardalis
Rothschild's Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis, german: Giraffen, french: Girafe de Rothschild) with baby. (619k)
Rothschild's Giraffe Bending Graze
Rothschild's Giraffe bending down to graze or drink. They look very awkward when the spread their legs like that, and they are very vulnerable to predator attacks in that situation. (977k)
Giraffa camelopardalis
Close-up of Rothschild's Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis, german: Giraffen, french: Girafe de Rothschild). (467k)
Giraffa camelopardalis
Close-up of a browsing Rothschild's Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis, german: Giraffen, french: Girafe de Rothschild). (790k)
Panthera pardus
Leopard (Panthera pardus, german: Leopard, french: Léopard). It was way in the distance. It was the only time I saw a leopard in Uganda. (818k)
Panthera leo
Female Lion (Panthera leo, german: Löwe, french: Lion). (1195k)
Panthera leo
Female Lions (Panthera leo, german: Löwe, french: Lion). (982k)
Panthera leo
Close-up of female Lion (Panthera leo, german: Löwe, french: Lion). (760k)
Panthera leo
Male Lion (Panthera leo, german: Löwe, french: Lion). (800k)
Hippopotamus amphibius
Hippopotamuses (Hippopotamus amphibius, german: Flusspferd, french: Hippopotame amphibie). A Reed Cormorant (Microcarbo africanus, german: Riedscharbe, french: Cormoran africain) and a Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis, german: Kuhreiher, french: Héron garde-bœufs) are standing on the hippos. (448k)
Often All See Hippo
This is often all you can see of the hippo. (714k)
Hippopotamus amphibius
Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius, german: Flusspferd, french: Hippopotame amphibie). Many are scarred, they seem to fight a lot. At its nose is an African Jacana (Actophilornis africanus, german: Blaustirn-Blatthühnchen, french: Jacana à poitrine dorée). (975k)
Hippopotamus amphibius
Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius, german: Flusspferd, french: Hippopotame amphibie). (1134k)
Loxodonta africana
African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique) with baby. (965k)
Loxodonta africana
Female African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique) with young of various ages. (1145k)
Loxodonta africana
African Bush Elephants (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique) with Piapiacs (Ptilostomus afer, french: Piapiac africain) on their backs. (849k)
Loxodonta africana
African Bush Elephants (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique). (827k)
African Bush Elephants Playing
African Bush Elephants playing in the water. (691k)
Close-up Elephant
Close-up of an elephant. (1173k)

Eastern Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii, german: Gemeiner Schimpanse) in Uganda

In Uganda I had much better luck with seeing the Eastern Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii, german: Gemeiner Schimpanse) than in Rwanda. One of them came down from the tree, so I had a closer look.

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Eastern Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii, german: Gemeiner Schimpanse) in the Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary. (1289k)
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Eastern Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii, german: Gemeiner Schimpanse) in the Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary. (1401k)
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Eastern Chimpanzee in the Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary. (1159k)
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Eastern Chimpanzee in the Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary. (1419k)
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Eastern Chimpanzee in the Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary. (1123k)
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Feeding Eastern Chimpanzee in the Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary. (1108k)
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Chimp nest. They build one every evening to sleep in. (710k)
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Feeding Eastern Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii, german: Gemeiner Schimpanse) in a tree in the Kibale National Forest. (864k)
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Feeding Eastern Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii, german: Gemeiner Schimpanse) in a tree in the Kibale National Forest. (709k)
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Playing young chimpanzees. (716k)
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Baby chimpanzee. (473k)
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Eastern Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii, german: Gemeiner Schimpanse) on the ground. (822k)
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Eastern Chimpanzee on the ground. (635k)

Mountain Gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei, german: Berggorilla, french: Gorille des montagnes) in Uganda

The Mountain Gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei, german: Berggorilla, french: Gorille des montagnes) in Uganda in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. They were hidden much more than the ones in Rwanda in the Volcanoes National Park.

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Mountain Gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei, german: Berggorilla, french: Gorille des montagnes). (1061k)
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Mountain Gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei, german: Berggorilla, french: Gorille des montagnes). (1082k)
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Mountain Gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei, german: Berggorilla, french: Gorille des montagnes). (1009k)
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Mountain Gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei, german: Berggorilla, french: Gorille des montagnes). (1006k)
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Mountain Gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei, german: Berggorilla, french: Gorille des montagnes). (966k)
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Mountain Gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei, german: Berggorilla, french: Gorille des montagnes). (930k)
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Mountain Gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei, german: Berggorilla, french: Gorille des montagnes). (1048k)

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