Catalog ID: 25 Bongo, Dubbo Zoo. 2014-11-11


Pen and ink drawing on Fabriano watercolour paper. 115 x 170 mm. Mounted on acid-free black card. 210 x 300 mm. Unframed

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Bongos are a type of antelope with horns shaped like a lyre. Native to Kenyan forests, fewer than 100 are left in the wild due to logging and poaching. Males do not coerce females or try to restrict their movements as do some other antelopes.