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KATONGA WILDLIFE RESERVE

200Km West of Kampala - 211 Sq.Km.
Katonga is a recent addition to Uganda's list of protected wildlife areas.The reserve protects a network of forest fringed wetlands(along the Katonga River) and is best explored by foot and by canoe.Home to over 40 species of mammal and over 150 species of birds(many specific to wetland habitats) it is an ornithologist's haven.Commonly sighted are elephant,waterbuck,reedbuck,colobus monkeys and river otter,as well as the shy Sitatunga,semi-aquatic antelope with web hooves.Viewing this game from a canoe,whilst they come to the water's edge to drink is a thrilling and memorable experience.

 

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The endangered mountain gorillas are almost exitinct with only 750 in number shared between Bwindi National Park, Parc de volcanoes National park of Rwanda and Virunga of Congo. Safaris to Uganda's remaining mountain gorillas in Bwindi NP is memorable experience that contribute greatly to the survival of these mountain gorillas.More information on the mountain gorillas

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