Victoria is the largest lake in Africa
When you are in Uganda, make a trip to lake Victoria. Only in this lake is home to fish, Marco, in other bodies of water the fish lived 300 million years ago. She is able to hold the inhaled air in the gills – so only makes a man: holds the air in his lungs. This fish represents the element of the so-called “adapter”, between the fish and animals on land. In addition to this unique fish in the lake full – full of crocodiles. Another phenomenon – an unimaginably rapid formation of new species and subspecies of fish – the phenomenon puts Darwin’s theory of evolution to a standstill, as he claimed that this is possible only over a long period of time. But the little fish from lake Victoria baffled not only the theory of Darwin, but of many scientists. On the same place in a few years it is again possible to observe a new appearance. And what absolutely fantastic – the ability to change the fish from this lake you can almost see already in the next generation, even if they live in your aquarium!
In addition to its rich underwater world and its inhabitants, the lake is also known in that it originates the sacred Nile. Victoria – the largest lake in Africa and second largest in the world. Fresh water in the lake is of excellent quality, moderately hard, has a low transparency due to the influence of salts and minerals of this lake. The water is warm and mostly follows the mark of 25-26°C. In the North of the lake crosses the equator.
There in the lake and his «Loch ness monster”. At least so say the residents who have to endure pretty frequent pursuit of your boat ’ s cakes, which an unknown creature trying to overturn. This mysterious beast they call “loquat”. For many years he was seen not only locals but also many tourists, among which American athlete Bronson. Summarizing all the information collected, zoologists agree that it may be a dinosaur of small size. If you take into account that the lake is home to ten crocodiles, why not? Since living here the only representative of the dinosaur era fish lang.
Victoria is part of the reservoir Owen falls built in the 50-ies of the last century. Lake Victoria can also boast of Kenya and Tanzania, as it partially is in the territory of Uganda. Victoria is about 750 000 years, it was opened by the English traveller and African Explorer John Henning Speke in 1858. And because John was not only an Englishman, but also a patriot of his country – the lake was then named after the current Queen of great Britain.
Thus, visiting the largest freshwater lake in Africa, you will not only see crocodiles and lots of interesting colorful fishes will visit the origins of the river Nile and in the place where the equator passes, and maybe you are lucky enough to see local monster – lucato.