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The okapi is native to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. They are the closest living relatives to giraffes. They are herbivores in the wild. Their fur is waterproof from the rain; and has colors of brown and white to simulate sunlight shining on trees. They have scent glands on their feet to mark their territory. I imagined how okapis would adapt to a world full of water, and I named the adapted animal the “umiokapi”. Okapis in this environment would eat plants like kelp and sea-grass. Their lung capacity would expand due to the need to swim under the water. Their fur color would change to blue and green to blend in with the ocean and the plants in it. Their feet would expand in size and their tail would transform to swim easier in the water. Blubber is present so the okapi floats easier above the water.