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Peacocks court using feathers

The UWEC public relations officer, Scovia Musimenta says the beautiful feathers are used by the males to propose to the females.

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Ocorimongin: The biggest market in Uganda...

Besides cattle the market at the mercy of sun or rain, is a typical Uganda equivalent of a supermarket where everything can be bought.

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About the shoebill

Arabs call it Abu Maruk (father of the shoe) as it lives a solitary life around lake shores and clocks more than 50 years of age.

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Another rhino born at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary...

While in labor she was seen restlessly isolating herself from the herd mowing and corrugating her forehead.

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The swift Nile crocodile

There are between 250,000 – 500,000 crocodiles surviving in the wild in the whole world.

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How to make use of those herbs in your backyard...

Uganda Wildlife Education Center (UWEC) horticulturalist Richard Othieno says if only citizens knew the variety of herbs in their back yards, millions...

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Ostriches have the mother of all kicks

if it stumbled on a poacher picking its kick, he risks a kick that can kill a charging lion.

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What you need to know about the Hadada Ibis...

Uganda Wildlife Authority spokesman Gessa Simplicious says, if one listens keenly, they will learn that they were named after the loud cry they make “Ha...

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The Egret is a symbol of purity and strength...

Visually tame, these calm birds are common around swamps, grasslands and pastures. Especially places where cattle and wild game are available.

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Ugly Marabou facts

The worst being how they cool down on a hot day by showering themselves with their waste.


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Museveni launches fiberboard factory...

President Yoweri Museveni launched Nile Fibre Boards Uganda Ltd at Kinoni Village, Kakoge Sub County in Nakasongola district on April 10. The $25m factory is to employ over 1000 locals. The company is specialised in making wood products including different...