Rare Bongo Calf Born at Taronga Zoo

Posted on April 28, 2012

A rare Bongo calf was born earlier this month at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia. There are estimated to only be 75 of the critically endangered animals left in the wild. Bongos were one of the last large mammal species to be discovered when first recorded in the mid-1800s They are found in dense tropical jungles in Central Africa. This calf was named Kiaz, which means sweet potato. Take a look:

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