Tapirus terrestris

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a tapir found in South America and Central America

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The zoo will use the occasion to raise money for World Land Trust, by offering Saturday and Sunday zoo visitors a chance to tickle our 14 year-old Brazilian tapirs, Meena and Chico.
Sommer, a Brazilian tapir, initially thought to be infertile, has given birth to her third baby at Folly Farm park and zoo in Kilgetty
In the nearby shallow ponds, the Brazilian tapir (Tapirus terrestris) is often caught sunning itself, or seen by spotlight as it wanders along the forest edge at night.
At Bristol Zoo Gardens the arrival of three meerkat litters, a baby ring-tailed lemur, two fruit bats, a critically endangered golden lion tamarin and a Brazilian tapir are just some of the new additions that will be included in this year's count.
DUBLIN Zoo proudly unveiled its latest arrival yesterday - a Brazilian tapir.
The lowland, or Brazilian tapir, is the most widespread and probably most numerous.
Section Leader Jay Haywood, had a helping hand carrying out his weekly reports from birthday girl Brazilian tapir Meena
Sasha the Brazilian Tapir has been with Dublin Zoo for more than 25 years and is a firm favourite amongst zookeepers and visitors alike.
DUBLIN Zoo has showed off its latest bundle of joy - a tiny Brazilian Tapir calf.
The zoo has waved goodbye to Ronnie the Brazilian tapir, who's headed to Scotland.
Several births at the zoo including seven flamingo chicks, a baby gorilla, a brazilian tapir calf, a tiger cub and a baby chimp also drew the crowds.
Trainee keeper Josh Luxton applies the tar-like substance, a traditional antiseptic, to Brazilian tapir Meena as part of her regular foot care check
As well as the Brazilian tapir, which is seen studying the zoo's new 2014 calendar in the picture above, current star attractions include new Sumatran male tiger, Joao, a mate for Daseep, one of the most important big cats in the world now there are thought to be as few as 140 Sumatran tigers left in the wild.
CHRISTMAS arrived early for one proud mum at Drayton Manor Theme Park after the birth of a Brazilian tapir - named Nickolas.
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