Isolated forest areas in the Democratic Republic of Congo, in particular the Ituri Forest
Location in the Zoo
Two habitats on either side of the Zoo; one near Birds of the World and the other near jaguars.
Cool Animal Fact
This animal has an incredibly long tongue – they can actually lick their own eyeballs!
How We Help Save Them
- Rangers protecting okapi and their habitat collected 1,800 snares and covered 14,300 km during their patrols in 2019.
- We provide support for 18,000 people reached with educational messaging about okapis through World Okapi Day.
How You Can Help
Be a hero; recycle you used cell phones-drop your old cell phone into the cell phone recycling box located by the main entrance.