Hippopotami, elephants, leopards, lions and chimpanzees can be found in Queen Elizabeth National park; it is now home to 95 species of mammal and over 500 species of birds. The surrounding area is famous for its tree-climbing lions, whose males sport black manes, a feature unique to the lions in this area.
The park is situated 300 kilometres by road, northwest of Kampala the Capital of Uganda. Four of the “big five” call Murchison falls home. Buffalos, elephants, lions, leopards are found in the northern part (above the Nile).
Gorilla tracking is the park’s main tourist attraction. It is most notable for the 340 Bwindi gorillas, half the world’s population of the critically endangered mountain gorillas. The Park is located in south western Uganda in East Africa. The park is part of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest,