Primates

Ruwenzori.jpg

July 14, 2015by Esther Mukooza0

Habitat:

Primary and gallery forest

Range;

Both side of Western Rift, Semeriki Valley and Ruwenzori Mountains

In Uganda;

Around Ruwenzori moutnains

Food;

They prefer the tender young leaves on the top of the trees.

Threats to survival;

Hunting for it’s beautiful far

Habitat loss

Threatened Level;

★★★★★


Red-tailed-Monkey.jpg

July 14, 2015by Esther Mukooza0

Habitat:

Found in tropical rain forest, swamp forests, secondary forests and other woodlands

Range;

From the Central African Republic eastwards through Kenya and southern Angora and Zambia

In Uganda;

Kalinzu FR

Mabira FR

Kibale NP   etc

Food;

Fruits, plants leaves and barks, insects etc

Threats to survival;

Habitat loss by deforestation or hunting

Threatened Level;

★★★★★


Patas-Monkey.jpg

July 14, 2015by Esther Mukooza0

Local Name

Lwo :             AYOM

Lugbara :      OKONDO

Habitat:

They live mainly in dry savannah and rocky areas

Range;

North of equatorial forest and south of the Sahara from Senegal to Kenya

In Uganda;

Northern and Eastern Uganda

Food;

Wide varieties of plants, seeds, new shoots, acacia gums fruits, and plants leaves buds. Invertebrates, insects, lizards, bird eggs..

Threats to survival;

Hunted for bush meat or and as pest

Habitat loss

Threatened Level;

★★★★★


Olive-Baboon.jpg

July 13, 2015by Esther Mukooza0

Local Name

Lugisu :         INGUKYE

Lwo :             BIM

Lunyankole : ENKOBE

Lugbara:       OJIATAA

Lutoro/Lunyoro: ENKOBE

Habitat:

They associate in many different Savannas, semi desert, grasslands, forest edge up to 3,000m

Range;

Wide distributed from Mauritania to Tanzania

In Uganda;

Widely in Uganda.

Food;

Omnivorous

The eat fruits, leaves, grass, flowers, mushrooms, fungi, invertebrate and small vertebrates.

Threats to survival;

Habitat loss

Harvesting as pest

Threatened Level;

★★★★★


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June 11, 2015by Esther Mukooza0

Habitat:
Habitat: Forest
In West and Central-¡¡Equatorial forest to East Africa
In Uganda
Kibale Forest NP,
Karinze FR

Food;
Omnivorous. They eat nuts, Fruits and insects like termite They may hunt small antelopes and although Colobus family
Threats to survival;
Hunting for BUSH MEAT, Destruction of forest

Threatened Level;

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About Them in UWEC
All of them with the exception of one born are Orphans, confiscated from Poaching