Definition of Okapia johnstoni
1. Noun. Similar to the giraffe but smaller with much shorter neck and stripe on the legs.
Generic synonyms: Camelopard, Giraffa Camelopardalis, Giraffe
Group relationships: Genus Okapia, Okapia
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Literary usage of Okapia johnstoni
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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1901)
"AT the meeting of the Zoological Society of London on November 19, Professor E. Ray Lankester, FRS, read a memoir on the new African mammal okapia johnstoni ..."
2. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1901)
"It was named okapia johnstoni. IN Symons' Meteorological Magazine for June, 1901, are several matters of geological interest. ..."
3. The History of the Collections Contained in the Natural History Departments by British Museum (Natural History) (1906)
"But the best known of Sir Harry Johnston's discoveries is that of the Okapi (Okapia johnstoni, Sclater) of the Semliki Forest, of which the original strips ..."
4. Museums Journal by Museums Association (1902)
"Brighton has been making extensions to its museum and art The new mammal (Okapia Johnstoni) discovered by Sir Harry Johnston in the Congo Forest, ..."