The striking okapi—the closest living relative of the giraffe—lives in the dense tropical Ituri Forest of Central Africa. A master of camouflage, its striped hindquarters and brown hide helps it “disappear” into the filtered light of the forest. amazing things, amazing things,amazing things
Okapi (Okapia johnstoni)
4. Brown-Throated Three-Toed Sloth
The slow-moving sloth, weighing only eight or nine pounds, lives exclusively in trees, feeding on leaves, twigs, and fruit. It moves so slowly that its fur takes on a green tinge from the algae that grows on it. It can take a month to digest a single meal.
Brown-Throated Three-Toed Sloth (Bradypus variegatus)