tapir


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Related to tapir: capibara, Brazilian Tapir
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large inoffensive chiefly nocturnal ungulate of tropical America and southeast Asia having a heavy body and fleshy snout

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In total, samples were obtained from 47 tapirs (18 adult females, one sub-adult female, one juvenile female, 19 adult males, three sub-adult males and five juvenile males).
Actualmente, la distribucion del tapir centroamericano esta restringida, se ubica principalmente en areas conservadas y poco accesibles a la actividad humana (Matola et al.
En los diferentes ensayos se utilizaron muestras de leche de tres burras (10-12 dias post parto) y tres yeguas (11-15 dias post parto), obtenidas de granjas privadas de la Provincia de Tucuman, y leche de dos ejemplares de tapir (10 y 11 dias post parto) del Bioparque Temaiken, de Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The Baird's variety is the second largest of the world's four tapir species, three of which live in Latin America.
A zoo spokesman could not confirm if mum Patricia Frost had signed any health and safety form before going into the tapir enclosure.
Numbers of tapir, which are related to rhino and horses, have plummeted by 50 per cent in the past 36 years.
Born in the early hours of last Friday to mum, Muffin, and dad, Pele, the baby tapir is yet to be named.
Saving a patient can be an adrenaline pumping experience for any doctor - but for Zookeepers in Denver, the fact they were trying to resuscitate a baby Tapir added an extra element of challenge.
Before the announcement of the results of the Kabeljou well, investors had responded positively to the prospects of an oil discovery at the well, considered a much better prospect than the Tapir South well, after initial scepticism.
PATTERNS OF MINERAL LICK VISITATION BY LOWLAND TAPIR (Tapirus terrestris) AND LOWLAND PACA (Cuniculus paca) IN A WESTERN AMAZONIAN RAINFOREST IN ECUADOR
For cultural reasons it is not hunted and has a similar digestive system to that of elephants and rhinoceroses: the Asian tapir (Tapirus indicus).
M2 EQUITYBITES-March 6, 2012-Chariot Oil & Gas subsidiary Enigma arranges drilling rig for Tapir South exploration well(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
Roman says businesses are taking advantage of timber-derived products such as mahogany, cedar, tapir, manchiche, pucte and Santa Maria, as well as non- timber products like, palm leafs, gum, pepper, fiber, resin and other things.