Take the time to make an informed decision

We use cookies to make your visit to our website as user-friendly and as personal as possible. These cookies enable us to analyse the website, improve user-friendliness, and offer you the most relevant information. Controlling your online privacy is important, which is why we ask that you take the time to make an informed decision. Please read how we deal with privacy and cookies.

A Bongo has been born

A Bongo has been born

Tuesday, 20 May 2014

In Burgers’ Zoo a bongo has been born. It is the first young of our still young female. The mother is extremely alert and guards her new born sharply. The young bongo has been chipped and vaccinated. It proves to be a male. Mother and young bongo, together with the father, can be seen in the outdoor enclosure where it usually lies quietly at the same place. The mother feeds her young several times per day.

Bongos are African antelopes that live in dense tropical rain forests. When in danger they flee into the dense woods, while they tilt their horns on their neck so they won’t get entangled in the dense undergrowth. Very striking are the ears of the young bongo which are very big in relation to the rest of its body.

Bongo Afbeelding


More news

Update Corona-virus

Update Corona-virus

Friday, 13 March 2020

Due to the uncertain and unclear situation with regard to the Corona virus we have decided to close Royal Burgers’ Zoo for all visitors until 31st March 2020.


Read more