The Tapir is a very large round animal that has the same shape as a pig. It features two long pieces on the face that is a prehensile trunk that they use for gripping. They use it to help them grab fruits and leaves from trees. The Tapir is a herbivore and will move around its habitat for hours per day looking for food.

The Tapir lives both on land and in the water. They can grow to a long of 7 ft and weigh up to 700 pounds. They are very aggressive and they move very quickly for such a large animal. At this time they are considered endangered.

Tapir - Genus: Tapirus

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