Under natural conditions, elephants eat mostly grass, tree leaves, flowers, wild fruits, twigs, shrubs, bamboo, and bananas. Their main food is grass when it’s available, along with some leaves. But if the weather turns dry and grass dies back, they will eat almost any kind of vegetation they can find. They will knock down treesContinue reading “What do Elephants eat?”
It’s not as difficult or complicated as a first-timer might imagine. In fact, trekking is an easy activity that the whole family can enjoy. It is, after all, a walk in the hills. And there are many kinds of walks: easy, enjoyable walks; demanding hikes; nature walks to observe flora or fauna; walks to reachContinue reading “How to prepare for trekking adventure”
Although gorillas are generally quiet, they have a range of complex vocalisations which are used to communicate information in numerous contexts including teaching survival skills to young, searching for food, and during courtship, they are even capable of learning basic human sign language. Gorillas live in fairly stable social groups comprising of one adult male usuallyContinue reading “Facts about gorillas”
In Uganda, the gomesi is worn at wedding ceremonies during the introduction, also known as the kwanjula. During the Kwanjula, all female members of the groom’s family are required to appear dressed in Gomesi. The gomesi is a work of art, lending elegance and an air of regality to its wearer. It is a luxuriousContinue reading “Uganda’s Cultural dress; The Gomesi”
Hippos graze on land; they do not eat while in the water and aren’t known to graze on aquatic plants. They prefer short, creeping grass and small green shoots and reeds.
Uganda has got the Savannah and Forest Elephants. These different species can be well-observed if you travel to places like Murchison Falla National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park especially in Ishaha and make comparisons with the elephants which cross back and forth into Uganda and Congo from the Ntungwe River. You can notice theContinue reading “Elephants in Uganda”