PRIMATES

 

OVERVIEW

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
Olive baboon Widespread
Patas monkey Murchison Falls & Kidepo
Vervet monkey Widespread
Blue/Sykes monkey Widespread
Golden monkey Mgahinga
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
Pottos Kibale, QENP

FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information on Primate experiences in Uganda, click here.

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.

Bwindi & Mgahinga Kibale Queen Elizabeth Murchison Falls Kidepo Valley Mbabara & Lake Mburo Mount Elgon Semliki