Prancing of hooves arrive at Lowry Park Zoo

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Tampa, Florida -- Lowry Park Zoo has welcomed three new baby calves this fall.

The Zoo welcomed a Lowland Nyala, a Common Waterbuck and a Bontebook this fall. The female Lowland Nyala is a medium forest antelope, native to South Africa. At the Zoo, the Nyala inhabit a mixed species yard in Safari Africa with southern ground hornbills, bay duikers and crowned duikers.

The Waterbuck anad Bontebok calves can be found at the Safari Ride in the Zoo. Waterbuck are heard animals found in Savannah grasslands while Bontebok's are on the verge of extinction due to over hunting. 

Lowry Park Zoo is located at 1101 West Sligh Avenue and is open seven days a week from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

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