Tapirs

Tapirs

Order : Perissodactyla
Family : Tapiridae

 

Animals in the family Tapiridae

Baird's tapir
Malayan tapir
Mountain tapir
Brazilian tapir or South American tapir
Facts about the family Tapiridae, the tapirs

LOL` Date: 6/25/2001 10:45:00 AM From Authorid: 31707 largest member of the family Tapiridae, is found in Sumatra and the Malay Peninsula, as far north as the Burmo-Siamese border in latitude 18° N. (Full text)

>Tapirs from the perissodactyl articleThe Malayan tapir (Tapirus indicus), largest member of the family Tapiridae, is found in Sumatra and the Malay Peninsula, as far north as the Burmo-Siamese border in latitude 18° N.

Tapirs from the perissodactyl articleThe Malayan tapir (Tapirus indicus), largest member of the family Tapiridae, is found in Sumatra and the Malay Peninsula, as far north as the Burmo-Siamese border in latitude 18° N. (Full text)

TAXONOMY The family Tapiridae is represented by four living species, one from Southeast Asia and three from Central and South America.

Which of the followings about tapirs is correct? (Full text)

Products: Subsistence hunting of tapirs is intense, second only to Tayassu pecari in terms of the amount of meat consumed by indigenous peoples and others living in the South American forests (Tables 6 and 10). (Full text)

The dental formula of tapirs is similar to that of the equids: 3/3, 1/1, 4/3-4, and 3/3 for a total of 42-44 teeth. (Full text)

Does The Cosmic Shepherd Dream Of Electric Tapirs is not only a question deserving of an answer, but also the title of Acid Mother Temples first release on Space Age Recordings. (Full text)

ADAPTATIONS: The body shape of tapirs is somewhat comical to our human eyes, but suits the tapir's life-style very well.

Another way keepers offer enrichment for the tapirs is to throw pieces of apple in their exhibit pool.

Habits and distribution Tapirs are browsers, and the series of transverse shearing blades (lophs) on their cheek teeth are adapted for chewing fruit, leaves, twigs and vines. (Full text)

1 Tapirs are like the offspring of pigs and elephants. (Full text)

Tapirs - Tapirs are shy tropical forest dwellers.

*deep breath* Tapirs are sizeable animals that live in the lush rainforests of Asia and South America.

Tapirs are generally solitary, communicating via shrill whistles and urine scent-marks.

Tapirs Are the Pandas' Bitches: December 2004

Tapirs are among the most primitive large mammals in the world today. (Full text)

Tapirs are shy, reclusive rainforest animals that live in nearly any wooded or grassy habitat with a permanent supply of water. (Full text)

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