Isolated forest areas in the Democratic Republic of Congo, in particular the Ituri Forest
Location in the Zoo
Near bongo habitat
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.