The lion, leopard, giraffe and various kinds of antelope are found in the prairies and in the open woods.
As regards its general characters, the skull of the okapi appears to be intermediate between that of the giraffe on the one hand and that of the extinct Palaeotragus (or Samotherium) of the Lower Pliocene deposits of southern Europe on the other.
In the giraffe it may be absent or present.
Even Mrs. Reynolds pitched in with some stuffed animals - a giraffe and horse.
Remains of extinct species of giraffe occur in the Lower Pliocene formations of Greece, Hungary, Persia, Northern India and China.
Apart from the distinct Somali giraffe (Giraffa reticulata), characterized by its deep liver-red colour marked with a very coarse network of fine white lines, there are numerous local forms of the ordinary giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis).
The giraffe is found in the western districts, the zebra and wild ass frequent the lower plateaus and the rocky hills of the north.
The paired horns of the giraffe, and penetrating the skin at their summits (see Giraffe and Okapi).
The zebra, giraffe and the rare okapi are found in the north-eastern borderlands.
C. capensis, while the legs are fully spotted and the colour-pattern on the body (especially in the last-named) is more of a blotched type, that The North African or Nubian Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis).