South American Tapir

//South American Tapir

SOUTH-AMERICAN 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

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