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.
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.