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What is adaptation of a tapir?
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What color is a tapir?
A Mountain Tapir is known to be Black with a Brown Nose A Baby Mountain Tapir is White with Brown Strips A LowLand Tapir is known to be Grey with a White Chest And a Baby LowLand Tapir is Grey with Black Strips A Baird Tapir is also known to be a little Grey with a White Cheek and Chest and a Baby Baird Tapir is White with a little Brown in it.. A Malayan Tapir is Black with a White Behind and Back and a Baby Malayan Tapir is White with a little black in it.. A Marlen Tapir is Brown with a little White on its back and a Baby Marlen Tapir is White with some Black spots A Tobler Tapir is Light Brown with a Cinnamon Neck and a Baby Tobler Tapir is Black Also with a Cinnamon Neck A Miguelle Tapir is White with a Shade of Grey on its back and the Baby Miguelle Tapir is Brown with Cinnamon color Strips
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What layer of the rainforest does a tapir live in?
What is the scientific name for Tapir?
There are four tapir species, and their latin names are as follows: * Baird's Tapir, Tapirus bairdii * Malayan Tapir, Tapirus indicus * Mountain Tapir, Tapirus pinchaque * Brazilian Tapir (also called Lowland Tapir), Tapirus terrestris But different species can actually breed with each other in zoos etc. to produce hybrids. The baby hybrids are then called whatever the zoo staff want to call them.
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How many different tapirs are there in total in the world?
There are five extant tapir species and a number of extinct species: * Baird's Tapir, Tapirus bairdii * Malayan Tapir, Tapirus indicus * Mountain Tapir, Tapirus pinchaque * Brazilian Tapir (also called Lowland Tapir), Tapirus terrestris * Black Dwarf Lowland Tapir, Tapirus pygmaeus * Tapirus polkensis † * Tapirus merriami † * Tapirus veroensis † * Tapirus copei † * Tapirus californicus † Hybrid tapirs from the Baird's Tapir and the Brazilian Tapir were bred at the San Francisco Zoo around 1969 and produced a second generation around 1970.