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
Mountains near Kidepo Valley National Park. (785k)
View Savanna Kidepo
View of the savanna in Kidepo Valley National Park. (902k)
Rock Outcrop Kidepo
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
Wildlife along the Kazinga Channel. (1022k)

Plants

Water Lilies
Water lilies. (813k)
Hibiscus Hibiscus Sp
Hibiscus (Hibiscus sp., german: Hibiskus). (591k)
Flower
Flower. (689k)
Blood Lily Scadoxus
Blood Lily (Scadoxus multiflorus, german: Blutblume). (815k)
Sodom's Apple Solanum
Sodom's Apple (Solanum linnaeanum, german: Sodomsapfel, french: Morelle de Linné). (1348k)
Close-up Sodom's Apple
Close-up of a Sodom's Apple (Solanum linnaeanum, german: Sodomsapfel, french: Morelle de Linné) with flowers and fruit. (1.6M)
Papyrus Cyperus Papyrus
Papyrus (Cyperus papyrus, german: Echter Papyrus, french: Papyrus). (1022k)
Nursery Red Stinkwood
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
Hollow tree in the Kibale National Forest. (1243k)
Euphorbia Candelabrum Euphorbia
Euphorbia Candelabrum (Euphorbia candelabrum, french: Euphorbe candélabre). They grew in a lot of places. (905k)
Huge Euphorbia Candelabrum
Huge Euphorbia Candelabrum (Euphorbia candelabrum, french: Euphorbe candélabre). (1248k)
Flame Tree Don't
Flame Tree (I don't know what species). (1388k)
African Fan Palm
African Fan Palm (Borassus aethiopum, german: Äthiopische Palmyrapalme, french: Palmier rônier). (823k)
Probably Umbrella Thorn
Probably Umbrella Thorn (Vachellia tortilis, french: Acacia faux-gommier). (1010k)
Flat Top Acacia
Flat Top Acacia (Vachellia abyssinica). (1065k)
Sausage Tree Kigelia
Sausage Tree (Kigelia africana, german: Leberwurstbaum, french: Arbre à saucisses) with buffalo herd behind it. (954k)
Tree Had Strange
This tree had a strange looking, gnarly root system. (1388k)
Trees Shedding Fuzzy
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)
Dragonfly Order Odonata
Dragonfly (Order Odonata (german: Libellen, french: ), suborder Anisoptera (german: Großlibellen, french: )). (736k)
Butterfly
Butterfly. (805k)
Butterfly
Butterfly. (683k)
Beetle Flower
Beetle on a flower. (535k)
Small Lizard
Small lizard. (597k)
Lizard
Lizard. (1047k)
Male Red-headed Rock
Male Red-headed Rock Agama (Agama agama, german: Siedleragame, french: Agame des colons). (1032k)
Blue-throated Agama Acanthocercus
Blue-throated Agama (Acanthocercus atricollis). (825k)
Nile Monitor Varanus
Nile Monitor (Varanus niloticus, german: Nilwaran, french: Varan du Nil). (807k)
Close-up Nile Monitor
Close-up of a Nile Monitor (Varanus niloticus, german: Nilwaran, french: Varan du Nil). (1247k)
Nile Crocodile Crocodylus
Nile Crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus, german: Nilkrokodil, french: Crocodile du Nil). (1061k)
Nile Crocodile Crocodylus
Nile Crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus, german: Nilkrokodil, french: Crocodile du Nil). (1280k)
Red-legged Sun Squirrel
Red-legged Sun Squirrel (Heliosciurus rufobrachium, german: Rotfüßiges Sonnenhörnchen). (666k)
Rock Hyraxes Procavia
Rock Hyraxes (Procavia capensis, german: Klippschliefer, french: Daman du Cap). (854k)
Banded Mongoose Mungos
Banded Mongoose (Mungos mungo, german: Zebramanguste, french: Mangouste rayée). (705k)
Side-striped Jackal Canis
Side-striped Jackal (Canis adustus, german: Streifenschakal, french: Chacal à flancs rayés). (817k)
Warthog 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)
Herd Oribi Ourebia
Herd of Oribi (Ourebia ourebi, german: Oribi, french: Ourébi). (751k)
Male Oribi Ourebia
Male Oribi (Ourebia ourebi, german: Oribi, french: Ourébi). (857k)
Close-up Male Oribi
Close-up of male Oribi (Ourebia ourebi, german: Oribi, french: Ourébi). (567k)
Female Oribi Ourebia
Female Oribi (Ourebia ourebi, german: Oribi, french: Ourébi) with nursing baby. (1.5M)
Female Kéwel Bushbuck
Female Kéwel Bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus, german: Buschbock, french: Guib harnaché). (936k)
Female Kéwel Bushbuck
Female Kéwel Bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus, german: Buschbock, french: Guib harnaché), standing on a termite mound. (740k)
Male Kéwel Bushbuck
Male Kéwel Bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus, german: Buschbock, french: Guib harnaché), standing on a termite mound. (992k)
Female Bohor Reedbuck
Female Bohor Reedbuck (Redunca redunca, german: Riedbock, french: Cobe des roseaux). (848k)
Male Bohor Reedbuck
Male Bohor Reedbuck (Redunca redunca, german: Riedbock, french: Cobe des roseaux) and baby. (714k)
Bohor Reedbucks Leaping
Bohor Reedbucks leaping across the road. (653k)
Female Ugandan Kob
Female Ugandan Kob (Kobus kob thomasi, german: Uganda-Grasantilope, french: Cobe de Buffon). (773k)
Male Ugandan Kob
Male Ugandan Kob (Kobus kob thomasi, german: Uganda-Grasantilope, french: Cobe de Buffon). (948k)
Close-up Male Ugandan
Close-up of male Ugandan Kob (Kobus kob thomasi, german: Uganda-Grasantilope, french: Cobe de Buffon). (607k)
Mating Ugandan Kob
Mating Ugandan Kob (Kobus kob thomasi, german: Uganda-Grasantilope, french: Cobe de Buffon). All their mating takes place on the mating ground. (719k)
Female Impala Aepyceros
Female Impala (Aepyceros melampus, german: Impala, french: Impala). (1058k)
Close-up Female Impala
Close-up of female Impala (Aepyceros melampus, german: Impala, french: Impala). (645k)
Male Impala Aepyceros
Male Impala (Aepyceros melampus, german: Impala, french: Impala). (1041k)
Close-up Male Impala
Close-up of male Impala (Aepyceros melampus, german: Impala, french: Impala). (1120k)
Male Impala Showing
Male Impala showing the distinct black markings on the rear. (1046k)
Male Impala Harem
Male Impala and his harem. (957k)
Hartebeest Alcelaphus Buselaphus
Hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus, german: Nordafrikanische Kuhantilope, french: Bubale roux). (690k)
Hartebeests Alcelaphus Buselaphus
Hartebeests (Alcelaphus buselaphus, german: Nordafrikanische Kuhantilope, french: Bubale roux) with babies. (708k)
Female Defassa Waterbuck
Female Defassa Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus defassa, german: Defassa-Wasserbock). (1001k)
Close-up Female Defassa
Close-up of female Defassa Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus defassa, german: Defassa-Wasserbock). (653k)
Male Defassa Waterbuck
Male Defassa Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus defassa, german: Defassa-Wasserbock). (862k)
Male Defassa Waterbuck
Male Defassa Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus defassa, german: Defassa-Wasserbock) with huge horns. (1487k)
Close-up Male Defassa
Close-up of a male Defassa Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus defassa, german: Defassa-Wasserbock). (589k)
Pair Defassa Waterbuck
Pair of Defassa Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus defassa, german: Defassa-Wasserbock). (921k)
Damaliscus lunatus  jimela
Serengeti Topi (Damaliscus lunatus jimela). (747k)
Herd Maneless Zebras
Herd of Maneless Zebras (Equus quagga borensis, german: Steppenzebra). (845k)
Group Maneless Zebras
Group of Maneless Zebras (Equus quagga borensis, german: Steppenzebra), walking single file. (939k)
Maneless Zebra Equus
Maneless Zebra (Equus quagga borensis, german: Steppenzebra). (1040k)
Close-up Maneless Zebra
Close-up of Maneless Zebra (Equus quagga borensis, german: Steppenzebra). (715k)
Baby Zebra
Baby Zebra. (922k)
Maneless Zebra Equus
Maneless Zebra (Equus quagga borensis, german: Steppenzebra) with nursing foal. (939k)
Common Eland Taurotragus
Common Eland (Taurotragus oryx, german: Elenantilope, french: Éland), the largest antelope. (892k)
Herd African Buffalo
Herd of African Buffalo (Syncerus caffer, german: Kaffernbüffel, french: Buffle d'Afrique). (934k)
African Buffalo Syncerus
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)
Close-up African Buffalo
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
African Buffalo cooling off in the lake. (938k)
Vervet Monkey Chlorocebus
Vervet Monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus, german: Südliche Grünmeerkatze, french: Vervet bleu). (938k)
Vervet Monkey Chlorocebus
Vervet Monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus, german: Südliche Grünmeerkatze, french: Vervet bleu). (917k)
Patas Monkey Erythrocebus
Patas Monkey (Erythrocebus patas, german: Husarenaffe, french: Patas). (970k)
Black-and-white Colobus Colobus
Black-and-white Colobus (Colobus angolensis, german: Angola-Stummelaffe, french: Guéréza d'Angola). (1143k)
Black-and-white Colobus Colobus
Black-and-white Colobus (Colobus angolensis, german: Angola-Stummelaffe, french: Guéréza d'Angola). (946k)
Red-tailed Monkey Cercopithecus
Red-tailed Monkey (Cercopithecus ascanius, german: Rotschwanzmeerkatze, french: Hocheur blanc-nez du Congo). (916k)
Red-tailed Monkey Cercopithecus
Red-tailed Monkey (Cercopithecus ascanius, german: Rotschwanzmeerkatze, french: Hocheur blanc-nez du Congo). (979k)
Ugandan Red Colobus
Ugandan Red Colobus (Piliocolobus tephrosceles, german: Uganda-Stummelaffe). (705k)
Ugandan Red Colobus
Ugandan Red Colobus (Piliocolobus tephrosceles, german: Uganda-Stummelaffe). (699k)
Ugandan Red Colobus
Ugandan Red Colobus with baby (Piliocolobus tephrosceles, german: Uganda-Stummelaffe). (573k)
L'hoest's Monkey Allochrocebus
L'Hoest's Monkey (Allochrocebus lhoesti, german: Östliche Vollbartmeerkatze, french: Cercopithèque de l'Hœst). (760k)
L'hoest's Monkey Allochrocebus
L'Hoest's Monkey (Allochrocebus lhoesti, german: Östliche Vollbartmeerkatze, french: Cercopithèque de l'Hœst). (1.8M)
Male Olive Baboon
Male Olive Baboon (Papio anubis, german: Anubispavian, french: Babouin olive). (1068k)
Male Olive Baboon
Male Olive Baboon (Papio anubis, german: Anubispavian, french: Babouin olive). (1164k)
Group Rothschild's Giraffes
Group of Rothschild's Giraffes. (971k)
Group Rothschild's Giraffes
Group of Rothschild's Giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis, german: Giraffen, french: Girafe de Rothschild). (620k)
Group Feeding Rothschild's
Group of feeding Rothschild's Giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis, german: Giraffen, french: Girafe de Rothschild). (830k)
Rothschild's Giraffe Giraffa
Rothschild's Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis, german: Giraffen, french: Girafe de Rothschild) with baby. (619k)
Rothschild's Giraffe Bending
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)
Close-up Rothschild's Giraffe
Close-up of Rothschild's Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis, german: Giraffen, french: Girafe de Rothschild). (467k)
Close-up Browsing Rothschild's
Close-up of a browsing Rothschild's Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis, german: Giraffen, french: Girafe de Rothschild). (790k)
Leopard 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)
Female Lion Panthera
Female Lion (Panthera leo, german: Löwe, french: Lion). (1195k)
Female Lions Panthera
Female Lions (Panthera leo, german: Löwe, french: Lion). (982k)
Close-up Female Lion
Close-up of female Lion (Panthera leo, german: Löwe, french: Lion). (760k)
Male Lion Panthera
Male Lion (Panthera leo, german: Löwe, french: Lion). (800k)
Hippopotamuses 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
This is often all you can see of the hippo. (714k)
Hippopotamus 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 Hippopotamus Amphibius
Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius, german: Flusspferd, french: Hippopotame amphibie). (1134k)
African Bush Elephant
African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique) with baby. (965k)
Female African Bush
Female African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique) with young of various ages. (1145k)
African Bush Elephants
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)
African Bush Elephants
African Bush Elephants (Loxodonta africana, german: Afrikanischer Elefant, french: Éléphant de savane d'Afrique). (827k)
African Bush Elephants
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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