Their large ears are believed to sharpen their hearing and the distinctive coloration help the bongos
identify one another in their dark forest habitats of Mount Kenya and the Aberdares.
Whatever the weather is like outside you can be guaranteed the atmosphere will be red hot if Bongo
's Bingo is in Newcastle.
S Club, who are now just Jo, Bradley and Tina, will be at Bongos
on December 27, 28, 29, 30 and 31 - that's one serious S Club Party!
A critically endangered four-year-old Eastern bongo
named Maja has joined the farm and is living in a specially built new enclosure.
Summary: Hundreds of soldiers and police officers were deployed in Gabon's capital Libreville Friday to restore order after two days of postelection riots that appeared to threaten the half-century grip President Ali Bongo
's family has held on power.
The new arrival brings the bongo
herd to four and is a particularly significant birth for the team at Dublin Zoo and the international breeding programme.
Police in southern France have raided and searched a villa in the city of Nice belonging to the former president of the central African nation of Gabon, Omar Bongo
Ondimba, in connection with an investigation of graft and corruption.
Anyone who took a chance on the first Donkey Konga probably now has a set of bongos
that look like they've been well and truly through the mill.
When the instructor plays the bongos
, the children move around the exercise floor.
There's a six-piece all-girl band (including bang-up bongo
player Denise Fraser), dancing boys, and an accordionist who doubles as choreographer (Joe Joyce).
In Kenya, zoo researchers have implanted embryos from bongos
, a rare antelope, into the more common eland.
Workers had to intervene when two pupils from Colaiste na Sceilge in Co Kerry pushed a classmate over railings towards the endangered bongos
Zoo keeper Sara Millband said: "Bill has come to us at Folly Farm to help free up space at Marwell Zoo, so that they can try to breed more bongos
Zoo staff hunted the bongos
with blow pipes and rifles loaded with an aesthetic darts but couldn't find the runaways.