The park is regarded as the Primate capital of the world because it is home to 13 different species of primates. Being the best place in the world to track chimpanzees, Kibale is indeed a primate paradise hosting almost 1500 chimpanzees in Uganda. Kibale is also home to the uncommon L’Hoest’s monkeys, East Africa’s biggest population of the endangered red colobus monkeys, the black & white colobus, red-tailed monkeys, blue monkeys, olive baboons, grey-cheeked mangabeys, bush babies as well as potto among many others.
There are a number of other wildlife in Kibale National Park that consist of buffaloes, leopards, bush pigs, elephants, and duikers.