Saw this animal, the Okapi for the first time at a zoo. Its coat is a deep brown, almost purplish. I also was shown the skull of this animal compared to a giraffe and you can see the similarity, although its not as huge, nor does it have as long a neck; However, the small horns are very similar.
The okapi is native to the Ituri Rainforest in central Africa. I has stripes on its rear similar to the zebra, but its closest living relative to the giraffe. It’s the last major mammal discovered by humans (discovered in 1901).