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An Okapi :)



The name came up in an Enigma puzzle, a kind of crossword. And it is a lovely word, and decades since I last heard it.
It is a beautiful animal too.

Images: Stationary okapi – By Raul654 (Own work) [GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
Trotting okapi – By cuatrok77 (Flickr: OKAPI) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons


"I have forgot much, Cynara! gone with the wind, Flung roses, roses riotously with the throng" — Earnest Dowson, 1867 –1900 Non Sum Qualis Eram Bonae sub Regno Cynarae (1896) (Excerpt)
The lovely image of an owl is courtesy of Michael Gäbler [CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons. The coffee image is public domain

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