Meet the Miracle Okapi!

Have you ever heard of the okapi before? It’s a kind of animal found in Africa.

They’re like the size and shape of a small horse, but they’ve got little antlers like giraffes and some stripes on their back legs like zebras.

The Houston Zoo had a baby okapi named ‘Miraq’, which means miracle in French. He’s called that because his mom has heart problems and the zoo people thought she’d never have babies because of it.

Meet Miraq and learn more about okapi: 

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