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Colobus monkey faces extinction in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A rare monkey type found on the slopes of mountain Elgon, Virunga and Malamagambo forest is on the brink of extinction. A country census carried out in 2012 found the black and white, red and blue colobus monkey numbers had dwindled to 1,110 from …

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Ugandan cheetah, spotted hyena face extinction

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The cheetah of Kidepo Valley National Park, Pian Upe Game Reserve and Matheniko-Bokora Wildlife Reserve is critically threatened, according to a new red list of critically endangered species released by the Ministry of Tourism. The same list also names the spotted Hyena of Queen …

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