Learning from Uganda

A resource for UK primary schools and early learning.

Baboons

Baboon - the olive baboon is found in Uganda

Baboons
Buffalo

Buffalos - these a found in the National Parks in Uganda. They like to group together.

Buffalo
Cow

Big Horned Cow - these like to eat grass.Their horns can reach up to eight feet.

Cow
Crane

The Great Crested Crane - is the national bird of Uganda

Crane
Crocodile

Crocodile - they have very sharp teeth and strong tails

Crocodile
Deer

Deer - there are many type of deer in Uganda. There is one called the Ugandan Cob

Deer
Elephants

Elephants - can live between 50 and 70 years. They live in the National parks in Uganda

Elephants
Gazelle

Gazelle - these are medium sized antelopes, they live in herds in Uganda.

Gazelle
Gorilla

Gorilla - the Mountain Gorillas live in the National Parks and can be hard to find

Gorilla
Hippos

Hippopotamus - found in the lakes and rivers, they weigh 3 tons. They mainly eat grass.

Hippos
Hyena

Hyena - is a hunter and many are found in the Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Hyena
Leopard

Leopard - these animals roam alone. Their spotted coats mean they blend in and are hard to see.

Leopard
Lioness

Lioness - is found in the National Park in Uganda. Lions live in Prides and take care of their young.

Lioness
Lizard

Lizard -  there are many types of lizards in Uganda

Lizard
Meercats

Meerkats - these are very sociable animals. Mongoose belong to the same family.

Meercats
Monkey

Monkey - there are many species of monkeys in Uganda and they live in the forest and jungle area.

Monkey
Ostrich

Ostrich - has a long neck and long legs and can run fast.

Ostrich
Peacock

Peacock - has beautiful blue feathers.

Peacock
Rhino

Rhinoceros - there is much work going on in Uganda to protect this beautiful animal.

Rhino
Shoebill

Shoebill - this is a very large stork. It has a large bill and looks prehistoric

Shoebill
Stork

Sandle Billed Stork - the largest of the storks and common in Uganda

Stork
Wasps

Wasps -  resting on a log.

Wasps
Wildebeast

Wildebeest - they are on the move in search of food and roam the plains of Africa.

Wildebeast
Zebra

Zebra - are these lovely animals white with black stripes or black with white stripes?

Zebra

If you look at the background of this web site you will see drawings of Asobora the Monkey, Busobozi the crocodile and Magezi the elephant. These drawings where done by the children at St. Zoe's school in Uganda.