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Animals in Uganda
Uganda is a country located in East Africa. It is known as an excellent place for lovers of nature. Many admirers go to enjoy the sites and sounds of the natural beauty it has to offer. Being covered in forests, waterfalls, lakes and many beautiful animals there is awe-inspiring sites all around. Uganda also offers safaris, which takes you on trails of many different animals. Though the wildlife there was depleted for a short period of time due to the killing of many animals used for food. It has now flourished again and is palpitating with wildlife. There are Zebras, monkeys, buffalo, crocodiles, lions, tigers, hippopotamus, elephants and this is only to name a few. The government of Uganda have put in place a set of rules to protect these beautiful creatures and their habitat. This keeps the diversity amongst the wildlife thriving and is important to protect nature itself. Because of this, Uganda is perhaps one of the top locations for finding unique and one of a kind animals and plants. For example, animals found nowhere else but in the Uganda wildlife are, a monkey named the "Uganda Mangabey", the "Bwindi Forest
gorilla
Gorilla", the "Acuminate Bush Viper" which is an endemic reptile known from a single specimen. There are many amphibians and fresh water fish known for their uniqueness to Uganda. As well as birds, there is also a "Fox's Weaver" which is the sole bird exclusive to Uganda. Many gorgeous sites and wonderful animal life are situated in the Uganda territory. Available for either the lover of nature or anyone for that matter to enjoy. Whatever the case may be, you will not be disappointed. Taking advantage to behold these wonders in person is like no other experience.


Click here for a list of endangered animals in Uganda.
Even-toed ungulates in Uganda
Bushbuck
Okapi
Lesser kudu
Klipspringer
Common hartebeest
Greater kudu
Gemsbok
Common warthog
Giant forest hog
Bushpig
Red river hog
Common hippopotamus
Oribi
Tsessebe
Guenther's dikdik
Peter's duiker
Bay duiker
Roan antelope
Blue duiker
Black-fronted duiker
Grey duiker
Red-flanked duiker
Water chevrotain
African buffalo
Yellow-backed duiker
Weyn's duiker
Bates' pygmy antelope
Steenbok
Mountain reedbuck
Waterbuck
Bohar reedbuck
Kob
Grant's gazelle
Bongo
Impala
Marshbuck
Giraffe
Carnivores in Uganda
Serval
Common genet
Panther genet
Servaline genet
African clawless otter
Spotted hyaena
Jackson's mongoose
Speckle-throated otter
Side-striped jackal
African wild dog
Black-backed jackal
African lion
African caracal
Leopard
African palm civet
Marsh mongoose
African golden cat
Alexander's cusimanse
Aardwolf
Pousargues' mongoose
Wild cat
Slender mongoose
Common dwarf mongoose
Cheetah
Egyptian mongoose
Banded mongoose
Honey badger
Striped polecat
African striped weasel
African civet
Bats in Uganda
Rüppell's horseshoe bat
African sheath-tailed bat
Hildebrandt's horseshoe bat
Lander's horseshoe bat
Little collared fruit bat
Persian trident bat
Bini free-tailed bat
Large-eared free-tailed bat
Long-haired rousette
Pel's pouched bat
Aba roundleaf bat
Light-winged lesser house bat
Sundevall's roundleaf bat
Dark-winged lesser house bat
Cyclops roundleaf bat
African yellow bat
Heart-nosed bat
Sooty roundleaf bat
White-bellied yellow bat
Noack's roundleaf bat
Nut-colored yellow bat
Tiny pipistrelle
Woermann's bat
Rüppel's pipistrelle
Straw-coloured fruit bat
Peter's dwarf epauletted fruit bat
Egyptian free-tailed bat
Rusty pipistrelle
Ethiopian epauletted fruit bat
Moloney's flat-headed bat
Hammer-headed fruit bat
Hamilton's tomb bat
East african epauletted fruit bat
Lesser long-fingered bat
Mauritian tomb bat
Wahlberg's epauletted fruit bat
Greater long-fingered bat
Egyptian tomb bat
Franquet's epauletted fruit bat
Angolan free-tailed bat
Welwitch's bat
Medje free-tailed bat
Mongalla free-tailed bat
Damara woolly bat
Midas free-tailed bat
Spurrell's woolly bat
Bate's slit-faced bat
Duke of abruzzi's free-tailed bat
Dwarf free-tailed bat
Gland-tailed free-tailed bat
Railer bat
Hairy slit-faced bat
Spotted free-tailed bat
Trevor's free-tailed bat
Large-eared slit-faced bat
Chapin's free-tailed bat
Yellow-winged bat
Halcyon horseshoe bat
Dwarf slit-faced bat
Lappet-eared free-tailed bat
Geoffroy's horseshoe bat
Egyptian slit-faced bat
Nigerian free-tailed bat
Eloquent horseshoe bat
Little free-tailed bat
Hyraxes in Uganda
Rock dassie
Bush hyrax
Western tree dassie
Hares, pikas, and rabbits in Uganda
Cape hare
Bunyoro rabbit
Elephant-shrews in Uganda
Checkered elephant shrew
Short-snouted elephant shrew
Dusky-footed elephant shrew
Rufous elephant-shrew
Horses, rhinoceroses, and tapirs in Uganda
Burchell's zebra
Pangolins in Uganda
Giant ground pangolin
Cape pangolin
Black-bellied pangolin
Three-cusped pangolin
Primates in Uganda
Angolan black-and-white colobus
Gray-cheeked mangabey
Eastern black-and-white colobus
Garnett's greater galago
Chimpanzee
Potto gibbon
Black-cheeked white-nosed monkey
Owl-faced guenon
L'hoest's guenon
Blue monkey
Patas monkey
De brazza's monkey
Eastern needle-clawed bushbaby
Lesser bushbaby
Elephants in Uganda
African elephant
Rodents in Uganda
Peter's mouse
Shining thicket rat
Forest thicket rat
Kaiser's rock rat
Thomas's pygmy mouse
Crested rat
Lorrain dormouse
Lord derby's flying squirrel
Gray-bellied pygmy mouse
Savanna dormouse
Dwarf scaly-tailed squirrel
Rahm's brush-furred rat
Gambian sun squirrel
African wading rat
Rusty-bellied brush-furred rat
Red-legged sun squirrel
Giant rat
African grass rat
Rudd's bristle-furred rat
Woosnam's brush-furred rat
Ruwenzori sun squirrel
Dent's vlei rat
Gambian rat
African brush-tailed porcupine
Striped ground squirrel
Tropical vlei rat
Ochre mole rat
Unstriped ground squirrel
Mearns's pouched mouse
Hildegarde's broad-headed mouse
African marsh rat
Montane shaggy rat
Big-eared swamp rat
Delany's mouse
Alexander's bush squirrel
African groove-toothed rat
Boehm's bush squirrel
Hopkins's groove-toothed swamp rat
Remarkable climbing mouse
Tiny fat mouse
Issel's groove-toothed swamp rat
Kivu climbing mouse
Moon striped mouse
Target rat
Creek groove-toothed swamp rat
Gray glimbing mouse
Guinea multimammate mouse
Peters' hybomys
Chestnut climbing mouse
Natal multimammate mouse
Ankole mole rat
Congo forest mouse
Beaded hylomyscus
Rudd's mole rat
Montane hylomyscus
Stella hylomyscus
Jackson's praomys
Crested porcupine
Misonne's praomys
Cape porcupine
Pygmy scaly-tailed flying squirrel
Boehm's gerbil
Kemp's gerbil
Forest giant squirrel
Bushveld gerbil
Carruther's mountain squirrel
Fring-tailed gerbil
Fire-footed rope squirrel
Harrington's gerbil
Savanna gerbil
Charming thicket rat
Emin's gerbil
Four-striped grass mouse
Percival's spiny mouse
Lesser cane rat
Greater cane rat
Toad mouse
Wilson's spiny mouse
Mahomet mouse
Buffoon lemniscomys
Ruwenzori thicket rat
Pygmy mouse
Typical lemniscomys
Macmillan's thicket rat
Rufous-nosed rats
Hinde's rock rat
Aardvark in Uganda
Aardvark
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