longipes are confined around Mt Elgon where these are known to feed on the rock hyrax, Procavia johnstoni Thomas, the tree hyrax, Dendrohyrax
arboreus Smith, and the giant rat Cricetomys gambianus Waterhouse, which are the known reservoirs for L.
Species like bush back Tragelaphus scriptus, tree squirrel Funiscinrus pyrrhopus, patas monkey Cercopithecus patas, and tree hyrax Dendrohyrax
arborea were populous and directly sighted (absolute density).
This was the case for species such as Cricetomys gambianus, Anomalurus derbianus, Atherurus africanus and Dendrohyrax
dorsalis, which were either sighted or heard in several instances but were recorded only once.
Animals hunted or gathered for meat include the grasscutter Thyronomus swinderianus, tree hyrax Dendrohyrax
arboreus, grey duiker Sylvicapra grimmia, bushbuck Tragelophus scriptus, bushpig Potamochoerus porcus, spot-nosed monkey Cercopithecus ascenius, and various snails, lizards, snakes, turtles, termites, caterpillars, and squirrels.