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Wildlife

The Queen of Buganda, Nabagereka Sylvia Naginda calls for increased investment in Tourism

The Queen of Buganda, Nabagereka Sylvia Naginda has urged central and local governments to scale up investments in tourism by uplifting our heritage sites and wildlife conservation centers to foster rapid socio-economic develop...


A month Old ~ First Female rhino born in Uganda in 30 years

AFP, Kampala – A rhinoceros in Uganda’s only rhino sanctuary has given birth to the first female calf born in the country in three decades, the director of the conservancy said on Wednesday. The calf was born on Sat...



Mountain Gorilla Killed by Poachers in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

On June 17th, 2011, Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) staff in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park discovered the mountain gorilla named Mizano in the Habinyanja family group dead. Initial reports are that the gorilla was speared b...



Ugandan Chimpanzees May Be Hunting Red Colobus Monkeys into Extinction

By John Platt | Red colobus monkeys in Uganda’s Kibale National Park are being hunted to extinction—by chimpanzees. According to a study published May 9 in the American Journal of Primatology, this is the first document...


My visit to the Franklin Zoo in downtown Boston, USA

By Ronnie Mayanja | UNAA Times Online | I visited the Franklin Zoo in the downtown Boston, USA and from start to finish there was something to see that kept your excitement levels high. Although Africa is several hundred miles ...



My Day at the Entebbe Zoo – Uganda Wildlife Educational Center

By Ronnie Mayanja | Uganda Dispatch | Opened as a sanctuary for orphaned, confiscated, injured and sick animals way back in 1952 by the colonial government the Entebbe Zoo or the Uganda Wildlife Educational Center[UWEC] as its ...



A ranger killed, another seriously injured in second FDLR attack

Virunga National Park Dispatch | We have suffered a second major attack by FDLR militias in less than a week. Ranger Muhindo Mburungani was killed instantly with two bullets through the chest as their unit was ambushed on the K...


Uganda seizes hundreds of parrots from smugglers

KAMPALA, Uganda | A Uganda Wildlife Authority official says more than 270 African gray parrots have been seized from smugglers in the past month, which suggests there is a syndicate illegally exporting Ugandan wildlife. Johnson...







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