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Okapi

The okapi has larger, more flexible ears and a relatively longer neck than other ruminants, perhaps correlated with locomotor coordination of the giraffid pacing gait.

Okapi

The brachyodont teeth of okapi are like other paleotragines, but it has smaller incisors and larger cheek teeth.

Okapi

The okapi’s scientific name, Okapia johnstoni, is a combination of the pygmy word, O’Api and a tribute to the okapi’s 1901 western discoverer, Sir Harry Johnston.

Okapi

Okapi (Okapia johnstoni)