Monthly Archives: February 2013

Kidepo

Kidepo NP Celebrates 50th Year

Kidepo Valley National Park, one of the most remote National Parks in Uganda located in the North Easterly region, is celebrating 50 years of National Park status this year. There are plans within the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) to celebrate the milestone with a Golden Jubilee year!
The park itself covers an area of 1442kmĀ² and

Seven Wonders

Nile One of the Seven Wonders

The strong start to the year for Uganda continues as it receives even more international recognition for it’s natural excellence, this time naming the Source of the Nile one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa!
The announcement marks the culmination of the first half of the Seven Wonders of Africa Project, which was founded in

Gorilla Doctors Award

Gorilla Doctors Director Wins Award

The Maryland Zoo of Baltimore has honored Gorilla Doctors Director Dr. Mike Cranfield with the 2012 Michael D. Hankin Award for Conservation. Named for the former Chairman of the zoo’s Board of Trustees, it was created in 2005 to be awarded to individuals who continue the legacy of conservation, volunteerism and philanthropy. The inaugural award

Photo Comp Winner

VS Announces Competition Winner!

The Volcanoes Safaris Photo Competition has run its course on Facebook, with the winning picture enlarged below gaining over 1,000 likes!
Congratulations to Sasha Cimperman, whose close-up photo of a young gorilla proved the overwhelming winner. Second place went to Justin Sangani’s Lioness in Africa, with third place falling on Emily Butler with her Watching Us