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Bongo born at Baton Rouge Zoo

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

The Baton Rouge Zoo has introduced its newest resident, a baby bongo born last week.

The female calf, mother and father are all on exhibit at the zoo and are doing well.

The calf was born early November 29th.  It is the third bongo born at the zoo.

Bongos are native to the lowland forests of Africa and are listed as a near threatened species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources Red List.

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