Okapi Adaptations?


The Okapia Johnstoni has not so much adapted as has been protected. Human intervention has and is still threatening the species, but human intervention is taking heroic steps to save them.
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Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Artiodactyla Family: Giraffidae Genus: Okapia Species: Okapia johnstoni
The Okapi (Okapia johnstoni) is one of the two remaining species of family Giraffidae, the second being the Giraffe. It is native to the rain forests situated in the north east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and was known... More »
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Their striped legs help them camouflage.They have 30cm flexible, blue tongues that they use to strip leaves and tree buds.They have large ears which help them detect their predators
Okapis occur alone or in mother-offspring pairs. They have overlapping home ranges of several square kilometers and typically occur at densities of about 0.6 animals per square kilometer
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1. "Their] markings are thought to help young follow their mothers through the dense rain forest; they also serve as camouflage. 2. "Okapis] have very long (approx. 30 cm
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