Nile Crocodiles Safari in Uganda | Nile Crocodiles in Africa | Aquatic Animals of Uganda | Nile Crocodiles Uganda
Nile Crocodiles in Uganda are common on shorelines of all Lakes and Rivers in Uganda but the biggest Population of Nile Crocodiles can be found in Murchison Falls National park which is the greatest concentration of crocodiles in Africa. The best way of seeing the giant reptiles is by taking a boat ride along Murchison falls where they can be seen on the sandbanks lying lazily as they sunbathe
The Nile crocodiles in Murchison falls National Park sizes reach 7 meters long and can weigh over 700kg with life expectancy of 80 to 100 years.
The reptiles mostly feed on fish that they easily catch in their natural habitat. They also catch animals that stray onto their habitat eating up to half of their body weight in one seating and crocodiles can spend months without feeding
The reptile has one of the strongest bites in the animal kingdom. Once the reptiles bite, it’s very difficult to survive the Jaws of the sneaky predators that attack easily without detection. Numerous cases have been reported about the Man-eating Nile crocodiles Killing many people on the lake and river shores of Uganda.
Nile crocodile facts
• They can hold their breath for up to 2hrs submerged in water as they search for fish.
• Males are generally smaller than the female.
Best places to see Nile Crocodiles in Uganda.
Crocodiles are in various lakes and rivers in Uganda you can see them in most of our safaris that take us to the water bodies like the Birding Uganda safaris, the fishing Uganda safari. Caution must be taken when getting close to these reptiles avoid swimming around their habitats; keep a distance when observing them.
1: Murchison Falls National Park Best places to see Nile Crocodiles in Uganda.
The greatest number of Nile Crocodiles in Uganda is in very large number at the Murchison falls national park.
Lake Mburo Park Best places to see Nile Crocodiles in Uganda.
Nile Crocodiles can be found in Lake Mburo National Park we organize you a boat trip to see them lazily bask on the shores, swamps and the bushes along the lake. The Nile crocodiles in this lake are not as large as Crocks found on the Nile in Murchison Falls National Park.
Queen Elizabeth Park Best places to see Nile Crocodiles in Uganda.
The Nile crocodile was re-introduced in this park in 1950’s and they have grown in numbers in the park rives you can see them in Kazinga Channel. Contact us to book the Kazinga Channel boat Safari.
Semliki National Park Best places to see Nile Crocodiles in Uganda.
Crocodiles are on the scenic Semliki Valley they can be seen with hippos
Kidepo Valley National Park Best places to see Nile Crocodiles in Uganda.
Kidepo Valley National Park is home to the Pygmy Nile Crocodiles which are small with a length of 2.5 meters. Scientists believe these crocs evolved with their habitat that is shallow because of the low water supply because this area is arid and the supply of food is low.