Hotsprings & Kibale – Chimpanzee Tracking

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The genesis of Kibale Forest National Park dates back to the early 1940,s when it was gazette as a government Forest Reserve.

Park Description

The genesis of Kibale Forest National Park dates back to the early 1940,s when it was gazette as a government Forest Reserve. The forest park sits on a total area of 795sqkms with an elevation ranging from 1,100m – 1,590m above sea level. This varying altitude supports a diversity of wildlife because it’s characterized by savannah on the rift valley floor, woodland and wet-tropical forests.

With 13 recorded primate species, Kibale Forest National Park is endowed with the highest diversity and concentration of primates in Africa. Chimpanzees are the highlight of the primate world in Kibale! The closest relatives to human beings, chimpanzees in Kibale are estimated to be about 1450 individuals. Other primates include the L’hoest monkey, highest concentration of Red Colobus Monkeys in East Africa, black & white colobus monkeys, blue monkey, grey-cheeked mangabey, red tailed monkey, olive baboon, bush baby and potto. Kibale Forest is also a birding hotspot! With 372 recorded bird-species, six of which are Albertine Rift Endemics, bird enthusiasts find the park an Eden of birds.

 

 

 

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