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Contributors to this thread:
Pat Lefemine 13-Mar-11
BadgerND 13-Mar-11
warthog 13-Mar-11
Bx3 14-Mar-11
howie 14-Mar-11
loopmtz 14-Mar-11
Bowboy 14-Mar-11
fuzzy 14-Mar-11
Bou'bound 14-Mar-11
medicinemann 14-Mar-11
Casador 14-Mar-11
wild1 14-Mar-11
elkmtngear 14-Mar-11
ORARCHER 14-Mar-11
Manolo 14-Mar-11
SitO 14-Mar-11
city hunter 15-Mar-11
MaBow 16-Mar-11
bohuntr 16-Mar-11
rooster 16-Mar-11
extrem predator 16-Mar-11
MadDog 17-Mar-11
Rob Nye 17-Mar-11
alimoche 18-Mar-11
alimoche 18-Mar-11
alimoche 18-Mar-11
Rob Nye 19-Mar-11
Airborne 19-Mar-11
Gaur 26-Mar-11
From: Pat Lefemine
13-Mar-11

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This was a great article by Pedro. Check it out!

If you ever wanted to hunt a Bongo this is a must read.

From: BadgerND
13-Mar-11
Bongo has always been a dream of mine. Great story, Pedro.

From: warthog
13-Mar-11
very few get the chance to hunt Bongo, An amazing adventure and great Animal Congrats.

Well done Pedro

From: Bx3
14-Mar-11
That was a great story, thanks for sharing Pedro!

From: howie
14-Mar-11
amazing stuff!

From: loopmtz
14-Mar-11
Very cool.

From: Bowboy
14-Mar-11
Very interesting and great story! Congrats on the trophies!

From: fuzzy
14-Mar-11
thought this was gonna be an MHH thread ;-)

From: Bou'bound
14-Mar-11
nothing better than a thread on big game hunting with little people. well written and presented. great job.

From: medicinemann
14-Mar-11
What a "breath of fresh air"....

From: Casador
14-Mar-11
Estupendo Pedro!

Very well written as always. Awesome, unique hunt!!

From: wild1
14-Mar-11
Awesome! I'd love to do this hunt.

From: elkmtngear
14-Mar-11

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Awesome read, great adventure! Thanks for sharing, Pat!

Best of Luck, Jeff

From: ORARCHER
14-Mar-11
Great story and adventure !! Thank You for sharing it with us Pedro

From: Manolo
14-Mar-11
Great story, Pedro. Congrats

From: SitO
14-Mar-11
Pedro my friend, another great adventure and though I'd read about it earlier ;), we can never get enough of this! Have a great year, and remember the offer is still open for a KS Whitetail or Pronghorn hunt...not quite as exotic...but I think you'd enjoy the challenge!

Kyle

From: city hunter
15-Mar-11
I thought the Bongo was a animal with limited nubers in the wild , Have they made a comeback in recent years , Louis

From: MaBow
16-Mar-11
Fantastic story! Thank you for sharing it with us.

From: bohuntr
16-Mar-11
Really cool story and an awesome Bongo!!!

From: rooster
16-Mar-11
What an awesome looking creature! Wow

16-Mar-11

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CNN said they were endangered last year. A bad as the Polar Bear Mis- info. Best mounts.......Bongo and Polar bear - Full body

From: MadDog
17-Mar-11
And they say money can't buy you happiness. Give me enough for a Bongo hunt and I'll let you know!! Nice family that enjoy great adventures!!

From: Rob Nye
17-Mar-11
Most African game (other than dangerous game) doesn't do much for me personally but the Bongo is really a good looking animal and hunting them looks like a unique adventure.

From: alimoche
18-Mar-11

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Thanks all for your kind comments, its nice to listen that you liked the story!

Kyle, nice to hear from you! I may be going more often to US this year, so I will let you know just in case I end up in Kansas one day. It would be a good time meeting you.

Bongos are not, and have not been endangered for my understanding. ten years ago as I said I was hunting there, and 20 before my father was hunting close also. I suppose it hard to really know the population, since the are is so wild and thick.

We met those days in the airport a guy that was hunting close by on another camp, he saw together 11 bongos!! thats nuts!

I will upload some more pics.

From: alimoche
18-Mar-11

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This post was repeated if someone could erase it..

From: alimoche
18-Mar-11

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Extrem Predator

This time since we have got two bongo at house shoulder mounted, i am going to do something diferent, putting the bongo on a typical pygmy pack with some of my arrows, etc..

More or less like this..

Pedro Ampuero

From: Rob Nye
19-Mar-11
Cool idea for a mount, definitely different, congrats to you and your Dad on a successful hunt for unique trophies and thanks for sharing the story.

From: Airborne
19-Mar-11
Cool hunt--I went to Cameroon once--went across the Chari river from Chad. Its definitely something to see. Some of the poorest people on earth live in that nation--along with some of the most corrupt governments--I share in your experience of waiting for 'papers' and approvals from 'officials'. Its always an adventure in Africa!

From: Gaur
26-Mar-11
Thanks for sharing your hunt with us here Pedro. Amazing how dense the forest is there. I bet you had pretty messed up feet after hunting in all that water and heat. Sad to me to see the habitat being destroyed like it is.

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