An Okapi is a herd-dwelling animal native to Earth that is in the modern times since humanity appeared on earth.
Biology[edit | edit source]
The okapi is a four-legged herbivorous mammal. It has a striped striped coat much like the amazing Zebra but is actually related to the Giraffe, these coats are oily and provide protection against water and for camouflage. The males have short horns called ossicones.
Evolution[edit | edit source]
Since humanity has appeared earth, the animal has discovered, even with its fur-covered horns, called ossicones, have grown sharpened presumably for defensive purposes, and the animal evolved to travel in herds rather than being solitary. Their zebra-like stripes have extended to their legs, in the movie they have stripes on their backs. These appearances resemble that of a current antelope called the Bongo.
History[edit | edit source]
Originally on Earth the animal was discovered in the nineteenth century, it was given the scientific name okapia johnstoni in honor of the explorer "Harry Johnston". When johnston's ship landed on central africa, these creatures were tracked in the higher elevations near the ship.
Notes[edit | edit source]
- Okapis are the food of a Leopard.
- The okapi is endangered, but, some live in your public zoo.