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South American tapir, Zie-Zoo, Netherlands Sunbathing near a pond in this zoo. This is a large, nocturnal vegetarian. The female carries for a whopping 335-439 days to deliver a single young. It's a good swimmer and prefers water rich habitats, both to feed and to escape danger. Europe,Netherlands,South American tapir,Tapirus terrestris,Volkel,World,Zie-Zoo,Zoo Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

South American tapir, Zie-Zoo, Netherlands

Sunbathing near a pond in this zoo. This is a large, nocturnal vegetarian. The female carries for a whopping 335-439 days to deliver a single young. It's a good swimmer and prefers water rich habitats, both to feed and to escape danger.

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  1. That face <3! Posted one year ago
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The South American tapir , Brazilian tapir , lowland tapir or ''anta'', is one of four species in the tapir family, along with the mountain, the Malayan, and the Baird's tapirs. It is the second-largest land mammal in South America, after the Baird's tapir.

Similar species: Odd-toed Ungulates
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Jun 19, 2018. Captured May 6, 2018 14:27.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/5.6
  • 1/800s
  • ISO125
  • 360mm