|Weight||180-260 kg (397-573 lb)||240-356 kg (529 - 785 lb)|
|Shoulder height||1.40-1.55 m (4.6-5.1 ft)||1.42-1.59 m (4.7-5.2 ft)|
|Body length||2.5 m (8 ft) average for both sexes|
|Tail length||30-42 cm (12-17 in)|
Data sources: Hart (2013)
Almost nothing is known about okapi anatomy and physiology.
Note the skin-covered ossicones. These show the okapi is related to giraffes, which also have these permanent horn-like projections.
Image credit: © San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance. All rights reserved.
Bodmer & Rabb (1992)
Dagg & Foster (1982)
Lindsey et al. (1999)