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The okapi /oʊˈkɑːpiː/ (Okapia johnstoni), is a giraffid artiodactyl mammal native to the northeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Central Africa.

Okapi | San Diego Zoo Animals


It's related to giraffes?! The okapi (pronounced oh-COP-ee) is a beautiful and unusual animal. With its white-and-black striped hindquarters and front legs, ...

Okapi - National Geographic


It's a zebra, it's a horse ... no, it's an okapi. Not discovered until the 20th century, the okapi's closest relative is actually the giraffe.

Okapia johnstoni (Okapi) - IUCN Red List


Range Description: Okapi distribution extends across parts of central, northern and eastern DR Congo. North and east of the Congo River, Okapi range from ...

The Okapi Conservation Project


Protecting the endangered okapi and its habitat of the okapi wildlife reserve in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Okapi :: Saint Louis Zoo


Although okapis have stripes like zebras, they are actually most closely related to giraffes. These large hoofed mammals were not known to science until 1901, ...

ADW: Okapia johnstoni: INFORMATION


Okapis are found only in the tropical forests of northeastern Zaire. They prefer altitudes between 500 and 1,000 m, although they may venture above 1,000 m in  ...



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okapi | mammal | Britannica.com


Feb 25, 2016 ... Found in the rainforests of the Congo region, the okapi was unknown to science until 1901, when British explorer Sir Harry Hamilton Johnston ...

Okapi Facts - Soft Schools


Okapi is the only living relative of the giraffe. This beautiful animal lives in the northern, central and eastern parts of the Congo (Africa). Okapi prefers dense and ...

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla Family: Giraffidae Genus: Okapia
Species: Okapia johnstoni
The Okapi (Okapia johnstoni) is one of the two remaining species of family Giraffidae, the second being the Giraffe. It is native to the rain forests situated in the north east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and was known... More »
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Okapi (Okapia johnstoni) - Animals - A-Z Animals - Animal Facts ...


Okapi Classification and EvolutionThe Okapi is an elusive herbivore that is found in a small pocket of tropical mountain forest in central Africa. Despite it's ...

Okapi videos, photos and facts - Okapia johnstoni | ARKive


Learn more about the Okapi - with amazing Okapi videos, photos and facts on ARKive.

Okapi (Okapia johnstoni) | Rainforest Alliance


The okapi is a beautiful and elusive animal, unknown to western scientists until 1900! Standing five feet (1.5 m) tall, its legs and hindquarters are covered in ...