#Okapi by rccphoto, via Flickr Even though they look a lot like Zebras they are actually related to the Giraffe

#Okapi by rccphoto, via Flickr Even though they look a lot like Zebras they are actually related to the Giraffe

Okapi, Okapia Johnstoni, White Oak Conservation Center, Florida

Okapi, Okapia Johnstoni, White Oak Conservation Center, Florida

Brookfield Zoo, in Chicago, Illinois, is excited to share photos of ‘Will’, a male Okapi born at the zoo on April 21. Born to first-time mom, ‘Augusta K.’, Will is currently behind the scenes, but he can be seen via a live video feed that is set up in the zoo’s “Habitat Africa! The Forest”. Check out ZooBorns to learn more and see more! http://www.zooborns.com/zooborns/2015/05/brookfield-zoo-shares-photos-of-newest-okapi.html

Brookfield Zoo, in Chicago, Illinois, is excited to share photos of ‘Will’, a male Okapi born at the zoo on April 21. Born to first-time mom, ‘Augusta K.’, Will is currently behind the scenes, but he can be seen via a live video feed that is set up in the zoo’s “Habitat Africa! The Forest”. Check out ZooBorns to learn more and see more! http://www.zooborns.com/zooborns/2015/05/brookfield-zoo-shares-photos-of-newest-okapi.html

Female Okapi born 9/4/11 at San Diego Zoo.  Okapis give hope to cryptids everywhere- the size of a small giraffe, they weren't discovered until 1901 :-)

Female Okapi born 9/4/11 at San Diego Zoo. Okapis give hope to cryptids everywhere- the size of a small giraffe, they weren't discovered until 1901 :-)

Okapi mom and calf. Related to the giraffe, this endangered species comes from the Congo.

Okapi mom and calf. Related to the giraffe, this endangered species comes from the Congo.

Bongo (Tragelaphus eurycerus) Endangered - Red List of endangered species

Bongo (Tragelaphus eurycerus) Endangered - Red List of endangered species

Family Giraffidae (Giraffe and Okapi) - plate from "The Handbook of Mammals of the World Volume 2"

Family Giraffidae (Giraffe and Okapi) - plate from "The Handbook of Mammals of the World Volume 2"

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