Tapir - South American Tapir

Tapir  -  South American Tapir
Kingdom
  Animal
Class
  Mammal
Family
  Tapir
Species
  South American Tapir
Status
  Vulnerable
Added by
  JindoJeff - cheetah
Date Updated
  Tue Apr 24 21:34:22 2012
Image Credit
  JindoJeff
Image Comment
  A Brazilian Tapir in water
Image From
  Brookfield Zoo
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Tapir - South American Tapir Facts & Trivia for kids

  • The South American Tapir has a bristly coat and a short, narrow mane.
  • The South American Tapir is a good swimmer.
  • The South American Tapir feeds at night by browsing on grasses, reeds, fruits and other vegetation.
  • The South American Tapir usually lives near fresh water areas like lakes, rivers or streams.
  • The South American Tapir can grow to be over 500 pounds and 6 1/2 feet in length.

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