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Tapirs: Tapiridae

Physical Characteristics, Habitat, Diet, Behavior And Reproduction, Tapirs And People, Lowland Tapir (tapirus Terrestris): Species AccountsGEOGRAPHIC RANGE, CONSERVATION STATUS

LOWLAND TAPIR (Tapirus terrestris): SPECIES ACCOUNTS
MALAYAN TAPIR (Tapirus indicus): SPECIES ACCOUNTS

Tapirs live in South America, Central America, and Southeast Asia, including Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Sumatra.

All four species are listed as Endangered, facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild, or Vulnerable, facing a high risk of extinction in the wild, due to habitat destruction and hunting.

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