The Okapi, Okapia johnstoni, forest Giraffe is a giraffid artiodactyl mammal native to the Ituri Rainforest, located in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in Africa. Although the okapi bears striped markings reminiscent of zebras, it is most closely related to the giraffe. The animal was brought to prominent European attention by speculation on its existence found in popular press reports covering Henry Morton Stanley's journeys in 1887. Today, about 10,000–20,000 remain in the wild.
Pattern Jamaal the okapi - The okapi is a mammal that is closely related to the giraffe. It lives in the Ituri Rainforest in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Central Africa. This crocheted okapi is designed to look as.