[Tragelaphus eurycerus isaaci]
  Habitat: Lowlands and mountain forests
  Height: 50" at the shoulder
500-900 lbs
  Max Lifespan: 19 years
  Gestation Period: 9 1/2 months
  Number of Young: 1
  Horns: Male & Female
  Conservation Status: Critically Endangered


  - Also known as the Mountain Bongo
  - Largest and heaviest forest antelope
  - Is the only forest antelope that gathers in herds
  - Males have massive backswept horns while females have smaller, thinner and more parallel horns
  - All bongos in captivity are from the isolated Aberdere Mountain portion of the species' range in central Kenya
  - For years, many people native to the Bongos habitat believed that if they ate or touched a Bongo they would have spasms similar to epileptic seizure

Eastern Bongo Coloring Sheet

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