Tag: Elephants

 

Mwaluganje Elephant Sanctuary

43 Kilometers south of Mombasa, In the Shimba Hills Forest lies Mwaluganje Elephant Sanctuary. It covers approximately 36 sq km. Managed by Kwale County. Initially, it was just a farm frequented by elephants, that caused massive crop destruction. The council decided to turn it into a  sanctuary in 1993. ItsRead More

Kenyan Braves Miles for Elephants

A drastic decline in African elephant population has been largely attributed to poaching. According to the Great Elephant Census released at the World Conservation Congress in Hawaii 2016, Africa now has 352,271 savanna elephants left in 93 percent of the species’ range. The survey conducted in 18 African countries revealedRead More

Destination of The Week: Murchison Falls National Park

The independence weekend is going to be celebrated in the beautiful Murchison Falls National Park for some Ugandans who are taking part in the #UgTravelMonth that is happening throughout the month of October, where travellers travel to different parts of the country on an endeavour to push domestic tourism inRead More

Facts About Elephants You Need To Know

The African elephant is the largest existing land animal in the world, which makes them very easy to sight in the many animal reserves and national parks that they can be found. In Uganda, you will find several of these elephants in National parks such as Semuliki, Queen Elizabeth andRead More