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Located

    The Okapi is located in the rainforests of Congo in Africa.

Diet

    Okapis eat shoots, buds, grass, fruit, fungi and leaves.

Habitat

    Okapis live in the clearings and forest areas of the
    rainforest that are not dense with foliage.

Size

    Okapis weigh approximately 460 - 650 lbs.  They will
    grow to be approximately 6 - 8 ft. in length and are about
    5 - 6 feet in height.

Reproduction

    Okapi have a reproduction period of approximately 14-15
    months and give birth to a single infant.
 
Okapi
(Okapia johnstoni)
 
Taxonomy
Kingdom:   Animalia
Phylum:   Chordata
Class:   Mammalia
Order:   Artiodactyla
Family:   Giraffidae
Genus:   Okapia
Species:    johnstoni
Location
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IUCN Status: Lower Risk
to Near Threatened
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