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okapi

a member of the giraffe family Giraffidae, but with short legs and neck. It has a similar head, face and lips to the giraffe, is about 5 ft tall at the withers and has horizontal stripes on its hindquarters and limbs. Called also Okapia johnstoni.
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The highest Flavonoid content was observed in Okapi at 8% drought stress level (Figure 5a).
In control treatment Okapi and Zarfam produced the greatest and least oil yields in the first year respectively.
Erwin Blomsma, CEO of Okapi Sciences, dubbed the deal a major milestone for the company and Novartis Animal Health -- A the ideal partner for its product.
Of course, today, within five seconds of our mentioning the okapi, every student in the classroom is on Google, looking for the image.
Antwerp Zoo's head keeper of mammals, Patrick Immens, said father okapi Libembe quickly lost interest in Hakima, but the two still found time to conceive Mchawi:
Surveys conducted within the Okapi for the Wildlife Conservation Society between 1995 and 2006 showed major drops in all populations of antelope, the most commonly hunted bushmeat animal.
The shortage of game elsewhere is part of what makes the Okapi Reserve so valuable and so attractive to traders looking for bushmeat.
We have decided to make mass graves because most of the bodies are completely burnt and are not identifiable, and also to prevent the corpses from decomposing" Jean-Claude Kibala Nkolde, the deputy provincial governor, told Radio Okapi.
The application, originally submitted in December last year, includes plans for the Heart of Africa biodome, creating a tropical ecosystem for a band of gorillas, a large troop of chimpanzees, okapi and other rare and threatened species.
Gecamines, a Congo-based mining company, has suspended around 18 company executives, according to UN-sponsored Radio Okapi.
Tanto el okapi como la sagrada tortuga vietnamita pueden acercarse a esa imagen que no conocemos, porque no hemos visto; pero fueron hallados, uno en el siglo xx, la otra en el XXI.