Despite their physical appearance, okapis are actually more closely related to giraffes than zebras! Native to the tropical rainforests of the Democratic Republic of Congo, okapi are herbivores that feed on leaves, buds, grasses, fruits, and fungi.
Scientific Name: Okapia johnstoni
Characteristics: Featuring all the unique characteristics of the Okapi, our hand painted and expertly crafted figurine captures the essence of this amazing. If you’re lucky enough to see an okapi in the wild, you might notice its long, specialized neck reaching for leaves on a tall tree!
Size and Color: 4 inches long and 4 inches tall, both dimensions of this model are an inch shorter than the height of a soda can. Wherever you decide to display this life-like model, make sure everyone can observe its gorgeous chocolate brown striped fur!
The Okapi is part of the Wild Safari® Wildlife collection