Tag Archives: Animals

lizard in my laundry.

I found this little guy in my laundry pile.  I thought he was dead, but it turned out he was only sleeping!

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large animal games.

Only days after our return from Kenya, we packed up to head west. Our destination? Uganda’s most lauded tourist attraction: the mountain gorillas of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. The park has several groups of gorillas that are habituated to daily … Continue reading

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giant bird.

This is a photo of me standing with a marabou stork. These birds are really huge, with a wingspan of about 3 meters, and gross. I have been told that marabout storks first became common in Uganda during the days … Continue reading

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if you kick the chicken under your seat, it just might lay an egg on you.

Janice and Brent were visiting Uganda for a few weeks. One of (many) highlights of this visit occurred while traveling on public transport between Mbale and Kampala. A chicken under Brent’s seat was annoying him, restlessly tickling his feet. He … Continue reading

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chickens on a van.

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at the drive thru.

One LIVE chicken, please.

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7 things.

More detailed stuff about work soon, but a quick list instead for now. This week I: 1. Went to Kenya… …where I went on bumper cars, saw Kung Fu Panda in the movie theatre, and went to hear live Luo … Continue reading

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life = national geographic.

I’ve decided to break down my parents’ recent visit into multiple entries, because the two weeks included so much that it is difficult to process in one bite. They may also write something, which will probably provide more interesting perspective … Continue reading

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birdies.

[seen in Ssese Islands]

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longhorns.

People here are very serious about their cows. A Dying Breed from the NY Times (thanks Clara)

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