Baird's Tapir

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A Baird's Tapir is a large, herbivorous mammal that is found in Central America and South America.

Baird's Tapirs have a prehensile trunk that they use to grab leaves and other vegetation from the ground.

Baird's Tapirs are very good swimmers and can even stay underwater for extended periods of time.

Baird's Tapirs are classified as endangered species due to habitat loss and hunting. However, there are conservation efforts underway to help protect these animals.

Animal population
5,500
Population
IUCN Classification
Endangered (EN)
IUCN Classification
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Geeky Facts about the Baird's Tapir

Fact 1

Baird’s tapirs almost haven't changed during the last 35 million years.

Fact 2

In Belize, the Baird’s tapir is the national animal.

Fact 3

Baird's tapir is the largest land mammal in Central and South America.

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