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Zoo welcomes new arrival

Whipsnade's new baby Big-eared Bongo Credit: Whipsnade Zoo

An endangered Bongo calf has been born at Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire.

The Bongo (Tragelaphu eurycerus) is part of the antelope family. Its natural home is in swampy areas of east, central and west Africa.

The calf, which hasn't yet been named, is said to be doing well.

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