(Tragelaphus eurycerus isaaci)
The mountain bongo is a critically endangered subspecies of the bongo, one of the largest forest antelopes, with a reddish-brown coat, with black, white and yellow-white markings. Both males and females have long, slightly spiralled horns. Bongos are rarely seen in large herds. Bulls are mostly solitary, while females with young form small herds of up to 10. They are mostly nocturnal.
Threats to species:
Hunting & trapping, commercial forestry, livestock farming and ranching and excessive hunting by lions.
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