At about a month old and weighing around 30 pounds, a baby tapir is already built like a little tank.
Mona, a Baird's Tapir
When confused or frightened they often charge headlong into anything that might provide cover.
Note the white spots between her eyes. These will disappear very soon.
Photo by Bruce Wilson, 1970
All tapirs are endangered species.
Saving tapirs helps save the rainforest.
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