It’s World Okapi Day!

Okapi are fascinating animals and are often referred to as the ‘Forest Giraffe’ due to their Zebra-like stripes and their Giraffe-esque tongue. The even-toed mammals are native to the north-eastern rainforests of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Central Africa and are shy, solitary and elusive animals. Male Okapis average around 2.5 metres (about 8 feet) long and stand …