Tree Climbing Lions Ishasha Uganda
The tree climbing lions of Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda
Do Lions Climb Trees?
Lions rarely climb trees and the lions with this behavior can only be found in Queen Elizabeth national park in the Ishasha sector and Lake Manyara national park in Tanzania these lions adaptation is comparable to none in the world.
The thought of this behavior by many is unthinkable and many think it’s a myth until they visit this national park
It’s not clear why these lions have this behavior some scientists claim its because they are running from tsetse flies , some claim its because they are looking for a cool breeze , others claim it’s a way of spotting prey from a long distance.
The tree climbing lions in Ishasha are a great tourism puller for all those on a Uganda safari .
The Ishasha sector has 3 prides of lions estimated to be about 50in total and have this behavior .