Every day, a herd of cattle, a pack of dogs, flock of goats and sheep as well as a drift of pigs are seen roaming in the town council and its neighborhoods traversing through markets, shops and across the streets.
A buffalo has killed a farmer and wounded another in Mutunda Sub County in Kiryandongo district. Sylvester Mafabi, a resident of Mutunda village died on Wednesday afternoon in Kimogora ranches, along the Nile River valley.
On Wednesday this week the lion was sighted in Buhanda sub county before crossing to Kabambiro Sub County. The lion was again seen yesterday in Katibani in Kakinga parish, Kamwenge Sub County, where it reportedly killed an unspecified number of goats.
Twelve people have been killed by crocodiles in the month of November alone in a province in the Democratic Republic of Congo. According to the administrator of the territory of Kasai-Oriental, Crispin Maria most of the dead were killed by the animals as they drew water from river Tshilemba.
Last year, Lira municipality got stuck with over 70 animals mainly cows that were impounded from the streets. The owners were later fined between Ugx 20, 000 and 100,000/= Emmanuel Ocen Oyuku, Lira municipality deputy Town Clerk said they have resolved to auction stray animals.
Close to 500 people have either been injured or killed by the wild animals between 2007 and 2013 in central Uganda. The figures are contained in a report titled â€œGeneral Problem Animal Management Report from 2007-2013.â€
Residents of Lwankoni Sub County in Rakai district are living in fear after stray dogs started killing their animals. The dogs, in a pack of 20, have made it impossible for locals to move freely about in the night or early morning.
The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) Executive Director Andrew Seguya has applauded the community in Paduny in Nwoya district for driving away three stray elephants that invaded the community on Thursday morning.
Wildlife authorities are hunting for a stray chimpanzee in Bujumbura Division, Hoima Municipality. The ape believed to be 10-12 years strayed into Hoima town suburb last weekend, triggering fear among residents.
Locals argue that cattle thieves may also take the advantage of such operations and start stealing their animals pretending to be enforcement officers that carry out night operations to impound stay animals.