Tragelaphus eurycerus


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Noun1.Tragelaphus eurycerus - large forest antelope of central Africa having a reddish-brown coat with white stripes and spiral hornsTragelaphus eurycerus - large forest antelope of central Africa having a reddish-brown coat with white stripes and spiral horns
antelope - graceful Old World ruminant with long legs and horns directed upward and backward; includes gazelles; springboks; impalas; addax; gerenuks; blackbucks; dik-diks
genus Strepsiceros, genus Tragelaphus, Strepsiceros, Tragelaphus - African antelopes: kudus; bongos; nyalas; bushbucks
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The lowland bongo (Tragelaphus eurycerus eurycerus) was spotted on the zoo's motion-sensor camera traps in the lowland rainforests of the Semuliki National Park in the south west of the country where it borders the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Natural forest clearings, known locally as Bais provide mineral rich soil and wetland vegetation and attract concentrations of large mammals, such as forest elephants (Loxodonta cyclotis), western lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla) and bongos (Tragelaphus eurycerus).
Species like the Bongo (Tragelaphus eurycerus Isaaci), giant forest hog (Hylochoerus meinertzhageni Thomas), giant pangolin (Manis gigantea Illiger), and a number of threatened species like African forest elephant (Loxondonta africana cyclotis Matschie), lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla Savage), and the chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes Blumenbach) occur in the area.