Nile Crocodile

Local Name Luganda :      GGONYA Kiswahili :     MAMBA Lugisu :         KONYA Lwo :             NYANGE Lunyankole : GONYA Lugbara :      EYIO Lutoro/Lunyoro : GONYA Habitat: Found in /along rivers, freshwater marshes, lakes, and estuaries, mangrove swamps Range; Throughout sub-Saharan Africa, Madagascar, and along the Nile River basin In Uganda; Murchison Falls NP Shore of Lake Victoria etc. […]

Nile Crocodile

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Nile Crocodile

Local Name Luganda :      GGONYA Kiswahili :     MAMBA Lugisu :         KONYA Lwo :             NYANGE Lunyankole : GONYA Lugbara :      EYIO Lutoro/Lunyoro : GONYA Habitat: Found in /along rivers, freshwater marshes, lakes, and estuaries, mangrove swamps Range; Throughout sub-Saharan Africa, Madagascar, and along the Nile River basin In Uganda; Murchison Falls NP Shore of Lake Victoria etc. […]

Local Name

Luganda :      GGONYA

Kiswahili :     MAMBA

Lugisu :         KONYA

Lwo :             NYANGE

Lunyankole :

GONYA

Lugbara :      EYIO

Lutoro/Lunyoro : GONYA

Habitat:

Found in /along rivers, freshwater marshes, lakes, and estuaries, mangrove swamps

Range;

Throughout sub-Saharan Africa, Madagascar, and along the Nile River basin

In Uganda;

Murchison Falls NP

Shore of Lake Victoria

etc.

Food;

Carnivorous

They can eat insects on land and some aquatic animals, fish, frogs, terrapins, and hunt birds and mammals.

Threats to survival;

Hunting for skin and as pest

Habitat loss

Threatened Level;

★★★★★


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