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Baton Rouge Zoo welcomes adorable baby bongo 'Beignet'

2 years 4 months 1 day ago Thursday, March 28 2019 Mar 28, 2019 March 28, 2019 4:05 PM March 28, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE- BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo has announced the birth of an adorably big-eared baby bongo. 

The newborn African antelope named Beignet was born on February 24 but is only now making her debut. She is her 5-year-old mother's second bongo.

The Baton Rouge Zoo says the bongo's pregnancy typically lasts for about 9 months. Eastern Bongo are critically endangered African Antelopes and it's estimated that there are as few as 200 remaining in the wild.

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