By Lily Jing, Year 8 Zoo Snooze Assessment Task
Critically Endangered Species
Habitat and Diet
The Eastern Bongo is a herbivorous mammal which its diet consists of leaves, roots, bark and grasses. They eat under the cover of the night to keep them safe from carnivorous predators that they share their homeland with. In the zoo, they were fed a assortment of grasses and roots.
Where Eastern Bongos can be found.
Bongos can also be seen in these areas.
African Dry Grass
This is the Bongo's consistent main diet.
Impact Of Human Activity and Why Is the Eastern Bongo Endangered?
Steps Taken to Ensure the Future of Eastern Bongos
Atlanta Work Center, 2014, Zoo Atlanta, http://www.zooatlanta.org/bongo, (18/11/15)
OpenCrypt Membership Software, 2008, A-Z Animals, http://a-z-animals.com/animals/bongo/, (19/11/15)
Yolanda Gutierrez, n.d, WhoZoo, http://whozoo.org/anlife2000/yolandapankaj/bongo_index_3.htm, (19/11/15)
Act For Wildlife, n.d, Chester Zoo, http://www.chesterzoo.org/animals/mammals/hoofed-animals/eastern-bongo, (20/11/15)