World Okapi Day: Dallas Zoo’s History

Today marks the second-ever #WorldOkapiDay and we’re sharing the story of Dallas Zoo’s important history in the preservation of this elusive animal.

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About 75 percent of all okapi living in AZA-accredited zoos are related to Dallas Zoo offspring. And while we’re working hard to ensure their survival in human care, we’re deeply committed to protecting them in the wild with our partner the Okapi Conservation Project. With as few as 10,000 okapi left in the Congo, we hope you’ll consider donating today to help save “Africa’s unicorn”:

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