Hoof Stock

Reedbuck.jpg

July 14, 2015by admin0

Local Name

Lugisu :         ISHISI

Lwo :             –

Lunyankole : ENJEYE

Lugbara :      –

Lutoro/Lunyoro :  –

Habitat:

Woodland and Grassland

Range;

Widely in west , middle , and east  Africa, from Senegal to Tanzania

In Uganda;

Queen Elizabeth NP

Lake Mburo NP

Kidepo Valley NP

etc

Food;

Shrubs and herbs, plants barks

Threats to survival;

Habitat loss

Hunting

Threatened Level;

★★★★★


Impala.jpg

July 13, 2015by admin0

Local Name

 

Lugisu :         ISHISI

Lwo :             –

Lunyankole : EMPARA

Lugbara:

Lutoro/Lunyoro:

Habitat:

Woodland and grassland

Range;

Widely in southern and East Africa

In Uganda;

Lake Mburo NP

Food;

They graze during the rainy season and browse during the dry season.

Threats to survival;

Poaching

Livestock development

Severe drought

Threatened Level;

★★★★★


Hartebeest.jpg

July 13, 2015by admin0

Habitat:

Open grassland, Savannah and extending to semi-arid regions into desert fringes after rainy season

Range;

Throughout sub-Saharan Africa and south-central Africa down to the tip of southern Africa

In Uganda;

Murchison Falls NP

Kidepo Valley NP

Food;

They are grazers but sometimes browse from shrubs and herbaceous plants.

Threats to survival;

Over-hunting/poaching for meat

Expansion of settlement and livestock

Threatened Level;

★★★★★


UWEC_girafee.jpg

July 13, 2015by admin0

Local Name

 

Lugisu :         ITIKA

Lwo :             RII

Lunyankole : ENTUGA

Lugbara:       ONDERE

Lutoro/Lunyoro:  –

Habitat:

Arid and dry savanna

Range;

Fragmented distribution in West, East and Southern Africa

In Uganda;

Murchison Falls NP.

Kidepo Valley NP.

Food;

They are browsers and prefer acacia tree leaves but may feed on grass when there is scarcity of something to eat.

Threats to survival;

Poaching

Habitat destruction

Threatened Level;

★★★★★


Giant-Forest-Hog.jpg

July 13, 2015by admin0

Local Name

 

Lugisu :         IMBITSI IYEMWISIRU

Lwo :             –

Lunyankole : ENSHENGA

Lugbara:       –

Lutoro/Lunyoro:  –

Habitat:

A variety of forests from 3,800m, lowland, mountain forest, grassland and also associate with dense secondary growth

Range;

Around equatorial forest in West and East Africa

In Uganda;

Queen Elizabeth NP

Ruwenzori NP

Food;

They are mainly grazers although may browse on some species of plants leaves which have been shaded.

Quantity of food!!!

Threats to survival;

Habitat destruction

Hunting for meat

Threatened Level;

★★★★★


Eland.jpg

July 13, 2015by admin0

Local Name

 

Lugisu :         –

Lwo :             –

Lunyankole : ECHISHWAGGA

Lugbara:

Lutoro/Lunyoro:

Habitat:

Grassland , mountain, sub-desert, acacia savanna and woodland

Range;

Eastern and Southern Africa

In Uganda;

Lake Mburo NP.

Food;

Mixed feeder and grazes in the dry season and browses in the wet season. Predominantly browsers but also graze and actively dig for bulbs, tubers and roots and eat wild fruits.

Threats to survival;

Habitat loss

Hunting for its meat

Threatened Level;


Camel.jpg

July 13, 2015by admin0

Local Name

Lugisu :         INGAMIYA

Lwo :             KINGA

Lunyankole : ENGAMIYA

Lugbara:

Lutoro/Lunyoro: ENSA

Habitat:

Around dry area

Range;

North Africa and Middle East

In Uganda;

Domestic

Food;

Grass and leaf

Threats to survival;

They were extincted in nature for domestic in old days. But some introduced populations are around in nature in   Australia as immigrants.

Threatened Level;

★★★★★

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About Them of UWEC

Camels are around on the lawn near our restaurant and work to be ridden by visitors.

 

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Another domestic animal in UWEC

DONKEY

You can see and ride around UWEC restaurant.

COW

They are in Kidepo Exhibit with Giraffes


Bushbuck.jpg

July 13, 2015by admin0

Local Name

 

Lugisu :         ISHISI

Lwo :             –

Lunyankole : ENGABI

Lugbara:       –

Lutoro/Lunyoro: ENGABI

Habitat:

Woodlands and bushes, savannah forests and mosaic close to water sources.

Range;

Sub-Saharan Africa

In Uganda;

Queen Elizabeth NP

Ruwenzori NP,        etc.

Food;

They are browsers but displays mixed diet feeding, eating shoots, flowers, fruits and grass.

Threats to survival;

Habitat destruction

Increasing aridity

Threatened Level;

★★★★★


african-elephant.jpg

July 13, 2015by admin0

Local Name

 

Lugisu :         ITSOFU

Lwo :             LYEC

Lunyankole : ENJOJO

Lugbara:       EWA

Lutoro/Lunyoro: ENJOJO

Habitat:

Moving variety of  habitats; forest, savanna, grassland, desert, and mountain, etc.

Range;

Central, Eastern, and Southern Africa fragmentarily

In Uganda;

Queen Elizabeth NP

Murchison Falls NP

Kidepo Valley NP

etc

Food;

They are herbivorous.

Threats to survival;

Poaching for ivory and meat

Loss and fragmentation of habitat

Threatened Level;

★★★★★


African-Buffalo.jpg

July 13, 2015by admin0

Local Name

 

Lugisu :         IMBOKO

Lwo :             JOBI

Lunyankole : EMBOGO

Lugbara:       ODRU

Lutoro/Lunyoro:

Habitat:

Prefer  the area accessible glasses and water

Range;

From Sudan, Ethiopia throughout sub-Saharan Africa

In Uganda;

Murchison Falls NP

Lake Mburo NP

Queen Elizabeth NP

Kidepo Valley  NP     etc.

Food;

They are grazers with a lot of interest and preference for grasses that grows in dense swords

Threats to survival;

Habitat loss

Hunting for meat

Diseases like pest

Threatened Level;

★★★★★