Queen Elizabeth National Park

Uganda

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Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park is situated in western Uganda, Africa, and its territory develops around Kazinga canal, flowing between the lakes George and Edward. It was founded in 1954 and derives its name from United Kingdom's Queen Elizabeth II. It includes Maramagambo forest and a portion of Lake Edward. The park is characterized by diverse habitats, ranging from savannah to rainforest, from prairies to lakes. Its territory is also rich in volcanic craters, some forming lakes such as Katwe. Famous animnals in the park are Nile crocodiles, hippos, elephants, chimpanzees, buffalos and kobs.