LOWLAND TAPIR

Tapirus terrestris

It is the biggest mammal in South America !

WEIGHT : 225 to 300 kg

FOOD : Leaves and fruits

THREATS : Deforestation, poaching (meat).

RED LIST : Vulnerable

ECO-GESTURE : Let’s verify the origin and certification of the wood we use by checking the FSC and PEFC logos.

MORE INFO :
Family : Tapiridae
Gestation : 13 months
Habits : solitary
Litter : 1 baby
Longevity : 30 years