The first specimens were found by hunters pygmies who have long been hunted for this is unknown to the Europeans animal. Big ears and good hearing warn him about the dangers. Striped legs make it invisible in the forest. Okapi similar to giraffe, Zebra and antelope at the same time. Inhabits a relatively small area in the Congo basin. Powered Okapi vegetation. The animal is poorly understood. The exact number of Okapi in nature is unknown. To obtain permission to capture this rare animal is very difficult, so in zoos contained unit. Successfully breed in captivity.