8 Amazing Facts About The Okapi

Though the Okapi looks like a combination of a horse and zebra, this amazing animal is actually a closer relative to the Giraffe – and is completely unique in the animal kingdom, with a beautiful velvety pelt, stripy legs and incredibly long tongue. Residing in the rainforests of Africa, this beautiful animal is now endangered thanks to deforestation of the continent – but can be found in many conservation projects in zoos and parks.

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