''Basically due to encroachment by human population, it's just moved many of these Antelope species to smaller and smaller areas,'' said Wiese.
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Dr. Wiese said some of these mammals are incredibly rare like the Mountain Bongo.
''It's a forest Antelope and it's a reddish brown with white stripes and there are only about a hundred or so left on the slopes of Mount Kenya,'' said Dr. Wiese.
They will also include rare birds and cranes. The Alliance for Sustainable Wildlife will use most of the 1,400 acres of the Audubon Species Survival Center on New Orleans' Westbank near the Mississippi River. Audubon Nature Institute president Ron Forman says construction should start this year and continue into 2018, with the first animals moving into enclosures next year.