#Okapi by rccphoto, via Flickr Even though they look a lot like Zebras they are actually related to the Giraffe

Okapi by rccphoto, Even though they look a lot like Zebras they are actually related to the Giraffe

Okapi, Okapia Johnstoni, White Oak Conservation Center, Florida

Okapi, Okapia Johnstoni, White Oak Conservation Center, Florida this is my FAVORITE animal!

Okapi mom and calf. Related to the giraffe, this endangered species comes from the Congo.

The Okapi, Okapia johnstoniThe Okapi is a giraffid native to the northeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Central Africa. Although the Okapi bears striped markings reminiscent of zebras,.

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21 More Strange Animals You Didn’t Know Exist

The Okapi may look like the result of a horse and a zebra mating, but in actual fact, this species is closely related to the giraffe family - not the zebra family! The Okapi is native to the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Central Africa,

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Okapi eating leaves from a tree II by Tambako the Jaguar, via animals

Okapi, the endangered forest giraffe of the Congo

'Red List' of Endangered Species Updated

Okapi.

Okapi, also known as the forest giraffe or zebra giraffe. The okapi and the giraffe are the only living members of the family Giraffidae

Europeans, however, didn’t believe the pygmies’ stories; they considered the okapi to be a mythical creature, and even called it “The African Unicorn”!

Okapi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa. Although okapi are not Endangered, they are listed as Near Threatened. The biggest problems are habitat destruction and the upheavals of recent years in the Congo area.

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Perfection Purity Length Theme colors dark brown, white green funkysafari: “ Okapi by houbi ”

An Okapi calf recently made his public debut at Chester Zoo, in the UK. The youngster, named Usala, was born April 30th to parents, Stuma and Dicky. Okapi calves are notoriously elusive, and Usala’s first public outing required some steady persuasion from mum Stuma. Check out ZooBorns to learn more and see more! http://www.zooborns.com/zooborns/2015/06/okapi-calf-makes-reluctant-debut-at-chester-zoo.html

An Okapi calf recently made his public debut at Chester Zoo, in the UK. The youngster, named Usala, was born April to parents, Stuma and Dicky. Check out ZooBorns to learn more.

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