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Wednesday, 13 November 2013

GET TO KNOW ABOUT BHARAMULO GAME RESERVE

Biharamulo Game reserve is part of the North Western Tanzania's Big Game Hunting Reserves, which consists of Biharamulo, Burigi, Rumanyika Orugundu, and Ibanda Game Reserves in Kagera Region. The reserve is located adjacent to the southwest shore of Lake Victoria, covering an area of 1300 square kilometers.
The game reserve shares some of the eco-system with the adjacent Bugiri game reserve and off-shore island national park of Rubondo. Vegetation: The northern part of the reserve is dominated by brachystegia-miombo woodland reverine and savannah woodland. Wildlife residing in this game reserve include: common reedbuck and steinbuck, hippopotamus, elephants, zebra, sable, roan antelope, sitatunga (found in swampy areas), topi, and displaced red colobus monkeys. Rare mountain gorillas can be found in Biharamulo Game Reserve.
It is also rich in bird life, which includes among others martial eagle, sacred ibis, saddle and billed stork. Best time to visit: from June to September, when it is dry.

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