The park is Uganda’s smallest savanna national park and is located in the southern Ankole region halfway between Bwindi and Entebbe/Kampala. The park overall has a wide variety of African wildlife. It includes more than 68 mammal species featuring the standard animal species such as the zebra, hippopotamus, Impala, Warthog, African buffalo, Topi, eland, bushbuck, warthog, leopard, hyena, and jackal. There are no elephants or lions in the park, making it a perfect place for walking safaris.  Lake Mburo National Park is the best spot in Uganda to see the leopard, especially during night game drives and safaris. The park has over 300 bird species that include the rare shoebill stork, papyrus yellow warbler, African finfoot, saddle billed stork, brown chested wattled plover, Carruthers cisticola, Tabora cisticola, great snipe, Abyssinian ground hornbill, African fish eagle, saddle billed stork, and white-winged warbler.