from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The only genus of Eurycerotinæ.


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  • Other mammals include forest elephant Loxodonta africana cyclotis (EN), estimated at 3,250 individuals in 1989, now reduced for their meat and ivory from 350 to 2 families, hippotamus Hippopotamus amphibious, forest buffalo Syncerus caffer nanus, leopard Panthera pardus, forest hog Hylochoerus meinertzhageni, bongo Tragelaphus euryceros and seven species of duiker, all taken for food.

    Kahuzi-Biéga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo

  • Other uncommon animals are an isolated population of 30-40 chimpanzees Pan troglodytes schweinfurthi (E) in the southern lava field forest of Tongo, and in the north, a small relict population of okapi Okapia johnstoni (LR), topi Damaliscus korrigum (LR), forest hog Hylochoerus meinertzhageni and bongo Tragelaphus euryceros (LR); also three species of pangolin Manis spp. and the aardvark Orycteropus afer.

    Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo

  • Also present are Zaire clawless otter Aonyx congica, brush-tailed porcupines Atherurus africanus, bongo antelope Tragelaphus euryceros, Sitatunga antelope T. spekei, black-legged mongoose Bdeogale nigripes, black mongoose Crossarchus alexandri, and marsh mongoose Atilax paludinosus.

    Okapi Faunal Reserve, Democratic Republic of Congo

  • Other mammals include elephant Loxodonta africana (EN), bongo Tragelaphus euryceros (LR), sitatunga T. spekei (LR), buffalo Syncerus caffer (LR), leopard Panthera pardus, warthog Phacochoerus aethiopicus, giant forest hog Hylochoerus meinertzhageni, and pangolin Manis sp.

    Dja Faunal Reserve, Cameroon

  • Group size and group composition of the bongo (Tragelaphus euryceros) at a natural lick in the Dzanga National Park, Central African Republic.

    Northwestern Congolian lowland forests

  • Other forest dwelling mammals include forest buffalo (Syncerus caffer nanus), and larger forest antelopes such as bongo (Tragelaphus euryceros) and sitatunga (Tragelaphus spekei).

    Northwestern Congolian lowland forests

  • Other important larger mammals include mandrill (Mandrillus sphinx VU), black colobus (Colobus satanas), bongo (Tragelaphus euryceros), forest buffalo (Syncerus caffer nanus), and various duikers (Cephalophus spp.).

    Atlantic Equatorial coastal forests

  • Bongo (Tragelaphus euryceros), Garamba National Park, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Photograph by Kate Newman)

    Northern Congolian forest-savanna mosaic


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