Yesterday (November the 28th), Three ostriches were spotted in the Narus Valley! This is quite unusual as their usual habitat are the dry plains of the Kidepo Valley. I was in the park with 10 bird guides for the national birding day competition. See the pictures below for proof. Finding these ostriches in Narus made our day. More on the competition will follow later.
Lions are magnificent creatures. Kidepo often reminds people of scenes from the Lion King because they lions overlook the savanna from one of their favorite rocks. What many people do not know however is that the Lions in Kidepo also climb trees. In Uganda, people travel all the way to Ishasha to see tree climbing lions, because they think it is the only place where they live. These photo’s prove once and for all that Kidepo has them too.
The right cultural experience Have you ever visited a zoo? It’s a popular daytrip but almost everyone would agree it is not quite the same as visiting a national park such as Kidepo. The difference is that there is some excitement in the unknown. In a National Park you are always on the lookout, you don’t know what you will see next. Another difference is that the animals are seen in a context: the lion in the park might be hunting, the giraffe on the plains will be roaming in groups, the buffalo will be […]