Tag: "Tapir"

The Lowland Tapir

The Lowland Tapir

Tapirs look like a pig with a trunk, but they are most closely related to horses and rhinoceroses with several features more reminiscent of elephants or hippopotamus.

Meet Queensland's only Tapir - Alf!

Meet Queensland’s only Tapir – Alf!

Alma Park Zoo have announced the arrival of a very unique animal – Alf, the Brazilian Tapir. Tapirs are an ancient and unusual member of the hoofstock family, most closely related to horses and rhinoceroses, but having several features more reminiscent of elephants or hippopotamus.

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