Uganda is famous for its green dense forest ration, majestic landscapes, classic Savannahs, waterfalls, spectacular mountains, and lakes. Known as “The Pearl Of Africa”, Uganda is full of chimpanzees, gorillas, monkeys and birds of different species in its national parks, wildlife reserves, and lakes.
Uganda is the home of Lake Victoria, the largest lake of Africa and the source of Nile River, the longest river, and some of the most luxurious islands. The beauty of Uganda is comprised of dense forests, spectacular mountains, Savannahs, and beautiful beaches. Located in East Africa, Uganda is also has gained popularity for its agricultural products such as cotton, tea, and tobacco.
It is very unfortunate to say that Rhinoceros, one member of the African Big Five is listed under the IUCN Red list, as a critically endangered species. During your Uganda Wildlife Tours, you may found large number of rhinos only once, in a restricted area. There was a time when more than 500, 000 black and white rhinos were widespread in Uganda which has been reduced to less than 21,000 now for habitat loss, political conflict, and illegal poaching.
An Outbreak of the Corona Virus in Wuhan city of China spreads across Asia, Europe, and American countries. The COVID-19 or Corona Virus spread all over the country which results in the death of 2,592 people in Wuhan with 77, 150 infections, in the mainland of China. The name of the virus comes from the Latin word “corona” which means crown or halo. The image of Coronavirus looks like a solar corona under the electronic microscope.
It is unfortunate to say that Gorilla, our closest relative and most intelligent mammal now is in the red list of IUCN as an endangered species (EN A2cd). Mountain Gorilla or gorilla beringei, is one of the three subspecies of Gorilla. Mountain gorilla is now under threat due to degradation of their habitat, poaching, human contact and illnesses.For commercial trade in bushmeat and poaching are intentional threats to gorillas from human.
Every year World Wildlife Day is celebrated on 3rd March as proclaimed by United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) at its 68th session of December 20, 2013. Uganda has been celebrating World Wildlife Day every year from 2015. Recently, Uganda got 30th position among the top 52 places to visit in 2020 as a primate capital and birder’s paradise as per New York Times.