The Bongo is a species of antelope native to Africa and is listed as near threatened.
Reasons for near-threatened status: Hunting, poaching, animal trapping, habitat change, climate change, disease outbreaks.
Conservation efforts: There are populations living in protected areas (zoos), there are breeding and reintroduction programs in place. Surveillance Programmes are in place.
Science Name: Tragelaphus eurycerus
Height: 1.1 - 1.3 m -
Length: 2.15 - 3.15
Weight: 150 - 405 kg
Native Locations: Africa
Lifespan: 19 years
Conservation status: Near Threatened (NT)
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