Toro-Semliki Wildlife Reserve

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Toro-Semliki Wildlife Reserve
Map showing the location of Toro-Semliki Wildlife Reserve
Map showing the location of Toro-Semliki Wildlife Reserve
Location in Uganda
Nearest city Fort Portal
Coordinates 1°0′N 30°20′E / 1.000°N 30.333°E / 1.000; 30.333Coordinates: 1°0′N 30°20′E / 1.000°N 30.333°E / 1.000; 30.333
Established 1929

The Toro-Semliki Wildlife Reserve is a conservation protected area in western Uganda.[1] It is located on the rift valley floor where Lake Albert, the Rwenzori Mountains and the Kijura escarpment create backdrops.[2]

History[edit]

First established in 1929, Toro portion of the reserve is one of the oldest protected areas in Uganda.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Semliki Chimpanzee Project. "The Toro-Semliki Wildlife Reserve". Retrieved 22 August 2013. 
  2. ^ Uganda Maps. map of UGANDA's NATIONAL PARKS. Uganda: Uganda Maps. p. 6. 
  3. ^ IUCN Conservation Monitoring Center; Parks, IUCN Commission on National; Areas, Protected (1987). IUCN directory of afrotropical protected areas. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN. p. 902. ISBN 2880328047. Retrieved 22 August 2013. 

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