THE CRESTED CRANE – UGANDA’S NATIONAL EMBLEM. The Grey Crowned Crane, scientifically known as Balearica regulorum gibbericeps, was chosen as Uganda’s national emblem because of its beauty and elegance.
Who designed the coat of arm?
|Alma mater||London School of Printing and Graphic Art|
|Known for||Designer of the coat of arms of Ghana|
Why does the crested crane stand on one leg?
Crested Cranes always stand on one leg when resting. They fold their leg up so as to keep their bodies warm because they have smaller bodies with have high temperatures so they lose temperature easily.
Which animal is on Uganda coat of arm?
The shield is flanked on the heraldic left side by a crested crane (Balearica regulorum gibbericeps), a subspecies of the grey-crowned crane and the national bird of Uganda.
|Coat of arms of Uganda|
|Supporters||Dexter an Ugandan kob; sinister, a crested crane, both proper.|