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Posts tagged ‘Uganda Wildlife Authority’

  • It’s Hip to be a Hippo

    Jun 27, 10 • 2501 views 1 comment

    Protecting the hippos of Queen Elizabeth National Park One of the greatest attractions in Queen Elizabeth National Park (QENP) are the hippo. Whether in the Ishasha River,  the Kazinga Channel, Lake Edward, Lake George – or all the smaller...

  • Hanging with a baby gorilla!

    Apr 25, 10 • 8268 views 11 comments

    Have you ever wanted to go gorilla trekking in Uganda? Despite working in conservation in Uganda for nearly three years, seeing the gorillas was never top of my wildlife wishlist – I still can’t get enough of Uganda safaris or birding in...

  • Anti-poaching: the answer’s in the gumboots!

    Mar 14, 10 • 2526 views 6 comments

    Uganda Wildlife Authority rangers will soon, for the first time ever, have a permanent base in the Dura sector, an area of 400km² north of Lake George in Queen Elizabeth National Park, thanks to the Uganda Conservation Foundation, the organization...

  • Off to the field

    Jun 30, 09 • 3563 views 11 comments

    Tuesday night is market night and the drums are playing loud on the other side of the compound wall, just a few metres away. From here you can feel the city growing as we hear hammering and banging as the shanty town next to the railway line...

  • A girl called Kevin: climbing Mount Elgon, Uganda

    May 18, 09 • 8892 views 17 comments

    Climbing Mount Elgon in Uganda – Diary of a Muzungu |  Uganda travel blog Four days hiking 48 km covered A 3000 metre climb Summit of Wagagai 4321 m (14,177 ft) the 17th highest mountain in Africa First recorded ascent: 1911 First...

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