Friday, July 24, 2015

Some Pictures from Uganda

I've finally uploaded my photos onto my computer. Here are some pictures that span across my 10-week trip in Uganda. I have many many more, so if you'd like to see more just send me an email ( and I'd be happy to share them. Enjoy!

OHCEA Research Assistant Benjamin and I interviewing a woman from
the pastoral community of Hima about modern family planning methods
The OHCEA team of researchers, students, doctors, and professors,
including my Emory advisor Dr. Thomas Gillespie and my IRES
International advisor Dr. Innocent Rwego
Dissecting a Macmillian's thicket rat (Grammomys spp.)
Taking a quick break from dissecting for a photo-op
At the crater lake located at the top of Mt. Bisoke, Rwanda after
a 3.5 hour ascent
Three topi (Damaliscus korrigum) watching us on our Queen Elizabeth
National Park, Uganda safari
The famous tree-climbing lions (Panthera leo) of Ishasha, Queen
Elizabeth National Park, Uganda
We waited 1.5 hours for this guy to finally move from the grass
plains to some shade - it was well worth the wait!
The equator running through Uganda about 30 minutes away from Kasese,
the town in which I was living for my ten weeks
A curious chimpanzee (Pan troglodytesin Kyambura Gorge, Queen Elizabeth
National Park, 
Uganda. This group of 27 chimps was cut off from the rest of
the national park's groups due to cultivation and human expansion
A hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibious) on the Kazinga Channel that
connects Lakes George and Edward in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda
The people of the Kasenyi reserve community mining salt from Bunyampaka
salt lake located near Lake George in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda

The sun setting on Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda as we head
home after a successful safari day

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