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- only found in the Ituri Rainforest
- Only living cousin of the giraffe
- resemblances to the giraffe include sloping hind quarters, shape of head, and prehensile tounge.
- 14 inch long prehensile (or grasping) tounge
- okapi were declared a species in 1901
- the Dallas Zoo is one of the world's leading okapi breeders.
- Nubian Ibex
- male has the large horns, each of which can weigh up to 20 lbs.
- Young Nubian Ibex are called kids.
- they practice routes down the mountains so that they know which way to go if a predator appears.
- very good climbers; their hooves help them to grip the mountains.
- Grevy's Zebra
- 3 species of zebra
- distinctive because of thier white bellies without any stripes, a long black stripe down their spine, mule-like ears, and the narrowest stripes of any zebra.
- A zebra's stripes are different from individual to individual. Just like human finger prints, no two stripe patterns are exactly alike.
- A zebra's stripes are a part of a system called "disruptive camoflauge", meaning they blend in with each other to confuse their predators.