Malayan tapir


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Noun1.Malayan tapir - a tapir found in Malaya and SumatraMalayan tapir - a tapir found in Malaya and Sumatra
tapir - large inoffensive chiefly nocturnal ungulate of tropical America and southeast Asia having a heavy body and fleshy snout
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The exotic little creature is a Malayan tapir, an endangered species which is related to both the horse and the rhinoceros.
CHESTER Zoo's new adorable baby Malayan tapir has made history.
Nazrin added that the association urged the state government to act immediately to resolve the issue as the forest area was on the fringes of Taman Botani Negara Shah Alam which was a habitat of various forms of wildlife including threatened species like the Malayan Tapir.
An impressive Malayan tapir exhibit features both outdoor and indoor pools while offering stunning viewing opportunities for visitors to enjoy a completely unique perspective of the animals.
There are five species - the Brazilian tapir, the Malayan tapir, the Baird's tapir, the abomani tapir, and the mountain tapir.
The other, the Malayan tapir, inhabits pockets of Southeast Asia.
MEET Adi the Malayan tapir calf, an adorable character who will play a starring role in the survival of his species.
Summary: Zookeepers in Denver have to step in to save a baby Malayan Tapir.
These include Sumatran Orang-utans, Sumatran tigers, Sun Bears, Malayan tapir, various lemurs, Sumatran and Philippine crocodiles, Hornbills, Visayan Warty Pigs, Spotted Deer, Komodo Dragons, Babirusa pigs and other birds, reptiles and invertebrates.
Central and South America are home to three tapir species while Southeast Asia is home to one, the Malayan tapir (Tapirus indicus).
Several others are living on borrowed time, including the tiger--only about 500 remain--and the Malayan tapir, an odd-looking creature with an elongated, flexible snout.
The Malayan tapir, the fourth species, dwells in the rain forests of the Malaysian Peninsula and the Indonesian island of Sumatra.