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Okapi habitat vegetation

Image # 111312
Lang's note: Habitat of the Okapi--accessories. Study of a section of the creeper. Shows also separated leaves, Akenge, Congo Belge, Oct. 15, 1915

In addition to getting the animal specimens for the okapi diorama, Lang and Chapin also collected hundreds of other specimens, such as these plants. Some were dried, others bottled. Lang also took photos and Chapin sketched to help provide exhibit designers the material they needed to recreate as accurate a representation of okapi habitat as possible.