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Bongo inhabits dense forests and bamboo thickets. It has a fur skin type. The diet is herbivore. Bongo which scientific name is tragelaphus eurycerus usually grows 1.7m - 2.5m (5.5ft - 8.25ft). The average weight is 150kg - 220kg (330lbs - 484lbs). The top speed it can reach is 70kph (43mph). The life span is 10 - 18 years.

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Facts about bongos
NameBongo
FamilyBovidae
Common NameBongo
Weight150kg - 220kg (330lbs - 484lbs)
Scientific NameTragelaphus eurycerus
DietHerbivore
LifestyleDiurnal
Size (L)1.7m - 2.5m (5.5ft - 8.25ft)
KingdomAnimalia
Average Litter Size1
GroupMammal
PreyLeaves, bark, grasses
Conservation StatusNear threatened
OrderArtiodactyla
Skin TypeFur
ClassMammalia
ColourOrange, red, chestnut, white, brown, black
Top Speed70kph (43mph)
HabitatDense forests and bamboo thickets
PhylumChordata
GenusTragelaphus
PredatorsLeopards, hyenas, lions
Life Span10 - 18 years
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