Uganda has a greater diversity of primates than anywhere in Africa, with 13 species to be found. Some are fairly widespread, others more localised. We’ve listed them here, along with best locations to see them.
|Black& White colobus||Widespread|
|(Uganda) Red colobus||Kibale|
|Patas monkey||Murchison Falls & Kidepo|
|Red-Tailed monkey||Semliki, QENP, Budongo|
|De Brazza’s monkey||Semliki, Mt Elgon|
|L’Hoest’s monkey||Bwindi, Kibale, QENP|
|Uganda mangabey||Kibale, Mabira|
|Galagos (bushbabies)||Lake Mburo|
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WHERE TO SEE PRIMATES
The best locations in Uganda to see Primates are as follows. Click on the buttons below for more info and Accommodation lists.