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Crocodile"s eggs for supper, and other animal tales from northern Uganda

Rennie Montague Bere

Crocodile"s eggs for supper, and other animal tales from northern Uganda

by Rennie Montague Bere

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Published by Deutsch in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Uganda.
    • Subjects:
    • Acoli (African people) -- Folklore.,
    • Tales -- Uganda.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementtold by Rennie Bere; illustrated by John Paige.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.B4154 Cr
      The Physical Object
      Pagination124 p.
      Number of Pages124
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5081877M
      ISBN 10023396424X
      LC Control Number74152902
      OCLC/WorldCa811373

      of farm-raised crocodiles released into the wild. Nesting is done in holes excavated in sandy banks during the annual dry season. Females become sexually mature between m (Games, unpublished data) and m (Detouf-Boulade ), and lay eggs, although this varies considerably among populations. Incubation period is days, and. Kruger Park Reptiles - The Nile Crocodile. The Nile Crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus), also known just as the Crocodile, is Kruger's ultimate water predator and can live up to years and weigh up to well over have even been known to attain a length of well over 6 meters! Kruger Park Crocodile Distribution.

      Nile Crocodiles lay 16 - 80 eggs in a hole dug on a river bank high above the level of the water. The female guards the eggs throughout incubation and upon hatching the young crocodiles call out and the female will gently dig them out and carry them to the water in her mouth. They stay together for 6 - 8 weeks then they gradually disperse. They compared this incident to a story in Rudyard Kipling’s book which tells the tale of how the elephants got its trunk—a crocodile pulled it. Crocodiles rarely attack elephants. But it is a familiar scene in Indian forests.

      - NILE CROCODILE HATCHLING, OKAVANGO DELTA, BOTSWANA The crocodile’s natural survival skills mean it can swim as soon as it emerges from the egg and hits the water – as well as hunt for food.   I’m staying right here at my desk looking at our collection of books about alligators and crocodiles. If you have a child interested in learning more, I would recommend a trip to the Museum of Science or checking out one of these titles. All of them are terrific introductions to alligators and crocodiles for kids between the ages of 6 and 9.


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Crocodile"s eggs for supper, and other animal tales from northern Uganda by Rennie Montague Bere Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Crocodile's eggs for supper, and other animal tales from northern Uganda. [Rennie Bere] -- Twenty-one animal tales from the folklore of the Acholi tribal society of Uganda. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: pages illustrations 22 cm: Contents: Hare cuts lion's mane --Crocodile's eggs for supper --Hare and leopard travel together --Hare saves his mother from drowning --How hare tricked his wife --Hare's wife is too clever for lion --Hare and cockerel share a strange meal --Throw a tortoise into the water.

It’s team parenting when it comes to crocodiles, both the male and the female watch over the eggs until they hatch and through the first two years of life. There are very many more interesting facts about the Nile crocodile that makes the species worth seeing on your safari in Uganda.

Best places to see Nile Crocodiles in Uganda. In Uganda you find crocodiles in and out of the Parks like along Lake Victoria, the Victoria Nile before it reaches Murchison Falls and Lake.

In Uganda we have 5 parks with crocodiles, the one with the highest concentration of crocodiles is Murchison Falls Park.

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“The Path Of A Hunter,” has as many big elephants as any book around. But it is the many other great trophies that he hunted with zest that show what an enthusiastic all around big game hunter he was.

The Man-Eating Crocodiles of West Africa” j d basto says: October Crocodiles & Alligators, by Seymour Simon is a good book with which to become familiar with, or to begin the study of crocodilians.

Its straight-forward presentation, and information provides the reader with an overview of both animals, and how they may be distinguished from one another/5(24). "No man can kill me," thought the happy crocodile and went back to the cave.

The other animals in the cave were happy, too. The magic crocodile did not let the hunters kill them and of course. They said "thank you" to the crocodile. Many young men came to the cave and tried to kill the crocodile. But nobody could do it with bows and arrows.

Crocodiles Eggs For Supper and other animal tales from Northern Uganda. London, Andre Deutsch Second impression. Fine in like dustjacket. Illustrated in b/w by John Paige. $15 BOLTON, Barbara. Edward Wilkins and his friend Gwendoline. Sydney, Angus & Robertson First edition. Quarto. Fine in like dustjacket.

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Nile crocodiles will also often scavenge from carcasses, together with a number of other animals, all of which seem to tolerate each others' presence. Several prey animals have been found wedged under submerged branches and stones, leading to reports that the crocodiles store unwanted prey here until a later date.

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And in the fall ofa debt crisis unraveled layers. After reading so many African folktales, I just recently picked up a childrens book called Mrs. Chicken and the Hungry Crocodile, which was a folktale that originated in Northeastern Liberia in Africa and was written by Won-Ldy Paye and Margaret H.

4/5. Lake Kyoga is lake found in Eastern part of Uganda covering Teso and Lango region. As a water body it has alot of bird species especially the endangered Fox weaver bird found only around lake Kyoga in the whole of Uganda. Crocodiles are rare though they. crocodiles of uganda elephants of uganda hippos of kenya Nile Crocodiles are known to eat zebras, buffalo, warthogs, hyenas, baboons, antelope like the Wildebeest, giraffe, and other crocodiles.

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