Carnivores

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July 14, 2015by admin0

Local Name

Lugisu :         IMONDO

Lwo :             OGWNG OGWNG KWOR

Lugbara :      KORI

Habitat:

Mainly found well-watered Savanna

Range;

Widely through Sub-Sahara Africa

In Uganda;

Queen Elizabeth NP

etc

Food;

Small mammals and birds, etc

Threats to survival;

Degradation of wetland and grassland

Threatened Level;

★★★★★


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July 13, 2015by admin0

Local Name

 

Lugisu :         ITALANYI

Lwo :             LABWOR

Lunyankole : ENTARE / EKICUNCU

Lugbara:       KAMI

Lutoro/Lunyoro: ENTARE

Habitat:

Prefer savannahs and grasslands but also found in woodlands.

Range;

Most of sub-Saharan Africa

In Uganda;

Murchison falls NP

Kidepo Valley NP

Queen Elizabeth NP

Food;

Carnivorous

They can eat everything from tortoises to giraffes

Threats to survival;

Hunting for trophy

Habitat loss

Threatened Level;

★★★★★


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July 13, 2015by admin0

Local Name

 

Lugisu :         INGWE

Lwo :             KWAC

Lunyankole : ENGWE

Lugbara:       ODOI

Lutoro/Lunyoro:  ENGO

Habitat:

They have an extremely wide habitat tolerance and adaptation from coastal plain, high altitude mountains, semi-desert to tropical rain forests.

Range;

Widely from Asia to Africa

In Uganda;

Murchison Falls NP

Lake Mburo NP.,        etc

Food;

Carnivorous

The leopards eat every form of animal protein available, from termites to fish.

Threats to survival;

Poaching for skin and canines.

Reduction of prey because of human activity

Threatened Level;

★★★★★