- The okapi is one of the few mammals that can lick its own ears.
- The okapi was discovered as late as 1901.
- A male okapi has short skin-covered horns.
- An okapi can eat up to 65 pounds of food each day.
- Okapis can live up to 33 years in captivity.
- A female okapi will only vocalize when ready to breed.
- Okapis travel up to a half mile a day in search of food.
- There are about 30,000 okapis living in the wild.