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Near Threatened #34 Bongo (Endangered species) 2021

The_Nature_PlugSep 6, 2021, 9:48:32 AM

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. 

Bongo Facts: 

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

Populations: 200

Conservation status: Near Threatened (NT)


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