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Monday, 21st January 2019
The African leopard (Scientific name: Panthera pardus pardus) - Courtesy Photo
Uganda is known as the "Pearl of Africa" because of its diverse natural endowments and beauty. Uganda is a fairy tale, you climb up ... and at the end, there's a wonderful new world. The scenery is different, the vegetation is different, the climate is different and most of all, the people are different. Uganda is truly the Pearl of Africa. Watch:

Uganda's Tourism Products Range:
  • Over 11% of the global bird diversity (50% of Africa's bird species richness). 
  • 7% of the global mammal diversity (39% of Africa's mammal richness).
  • 19% of Africa's Amphibian species richness. 
  • 14% of Africa's Reptile species richness. 
  • 53.9% of the global population of the remaining Mountain Gorillas.
  • 750 cultural heritage sites. 
  • 5 public museums (Uganda Museum, Kabale, Soroti, Karamoja and Fort Lugard Museums), about 16 private and numerous community museums in Uganda. 
(Courtesy Photo)

Source: Uganda Embassy, Berlin