Kazinga Channel-Uganda Trip Tours,Uganda Wild Life: In Uganda it is as wide as 32-kilometre (20 mi) long natural channel.
It links Lake Edward and Lake George, and a dominant feature of Queen Elizabeth National Park.
The channel attracts a varied range of animals and birds like Crocodiles, Hippos, Vast number of animals in Queen Elizabeth.
Due its vicinity, this place is well known as the world’s largest concentration of hippos and numerous Nile crocodiles.
Lake George is a small lake with an average depth of only 2.4 meters (7.9 ft) and which is fed by streams from the Rwenzori Mountains.
Its outflow is through the Kazinga Channel which drains into Lake Edward, water levels fluctuating very little in the Channel
Anthrax Disease: Regardless of this place being a habitat for most of the animals, This disease retarded the way of life of these wild animals
Years back in 2004, it was put on record, when vast numbers of hippos were smashed and killed along the channel
It comes up as a result when of eating remnants of vegetation in the driest months, absorbing bacterial spores that can live for decades in dry soil.
Scientists and Researchers have gone on the move to establish a free environment with control measures against this area.
Kazinga channel has its way of life that is really fascinating; Goats tend to graze with elephants especially eveninghours.
Normally late hours, there are men who then go to fish with their slim boats, they do it at this time to avoid Hippos that tend to be grazing over shores.
This place is also good for birding, as it has over 200 bird species in the vicinity that migrate from the neighboring features like queen Elizabeth park, Lakes Albert and Edward
Key areas to note while at this channel include;
- Fish Eagles.
- Cormorant Birds.
- Tripper Boats.
- Among others.