tropical and subtropical lowlands east of the Andes, always near water
Tapirs feed on leaves, fresh shoots, aquatic and marsh plants and fruits.
no exact stock data known
- Gestation period
- Achievable age
up to 30 years
Threat Categories of IUCN
... tapirs, are the largest mammals of South America,
... they look like pigs, but are related to rhino and horse
... and that they are excellent swimmers and can even dive?