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from Toptenz.net

10 Rare Animals That May Be Extinct Soon

Okapi, Top 10 Rare Animals - Is it a giraffe? Is it a zebra? Is it a ziraffe? A gebra? It’s an Okapi! Ever heard of it? Apparently, the Okapi’s history reaches back to ancient Egypt, where carvings have since been found. In Europe and Africa, prior to the 20th century, there existed legends of an “African unicorn.” Today, that animal is thought to be the Okapi. Read more: http://www.toptenz.net/top-10-rare-animals.php

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Wenet the Swift One: Hare Goddess of Ancient Egypt

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Head of cat coffin Period: Late Period–Ptolemaic Period Date: 664–30 B.C. Geography: Country of Origin Egypt Medium: Bronze

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from Egypt at the Manchester Museum

Dogs in ancient Egypt

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