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'Forest Giraffe' Now Endangered: Okapi Populations Drop 50 Percent in 18 Years

'Forest Giraffe' Now Endangered: Okapi Populations Drop 50 Percent in 18 Years

Better late than never? This week the International Union for Conservation of Natural Resources, which publishes the IUCN Red List of threatened species, listed the rare and iconic okapi (Okapia johnstoni) as endangered, something the organization acknowledges should have been done back in 2008.

November 25, 2013 — John R. Platt

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